Become a volunteer at the Castillo and help keep our fascinating history alive.
There are numerous ways to participate in the programs, events, and daily life of the park through the National Park Service VIP (Volunteers In Parks) Program.
For More information Contact: VIP Co-ordinator at 904-829-6506, x233 or send us e-mail.
Uniformed volunteers assist with the daily operations and maintenance of the park in a variety of roles. Current available positions include:
Living History Volunteers help make the past come alive at the Castillo. Dressing in a variety of period uniforms they assist in informal talks, crafts demonstrations, living history events and historic weapons firing demonstrations. Living History Assistants help in maintaining the historical and logistical assets of the fort.
Did You Know?
The Castillo de San Marcos is built with the unique limestone, "coquina". Made of many tiny shell fragments and sand lightly bound together with calcite, it has survived cannon balls and hurricanes but is very fragile to human contact. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida