• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

Volunteer

INTERPRETATION & VISITOR SERVICES

  • Interpretation: Duties include helping at the Visitor Center desk and/or being a living history interpreter/docent wearing reproduction 19th-century attire provided by the park. Required reading is mandatory for all visitor service positions.
  • Library: Assisting with research projects, indexing microfilmed historical records, and cataloging books, photos, or maps.
  • Resource Management: Duties include hiking nature trails, litter removal, and looking for signs of safety hazards or vandalism.

ADMINISTRATION

  • Clerical assistance: Typing, filing, copying, collating, stamping/stuffing envelopes, performing computer-related tasks.

CULTURAL RESOURCES

  • Curatorial Assistants: Activities involve working with park museum collection and assisting the curator.

To view more NPS volunteer opportunities, go to www.nps.gov/volunteer or www.volunteer.gov/gov

Did You Know?

Wagon at Fort Davis NHS.

Fort Davis is located 400 miles from San Antonio and 200 miles from Franklin (present-day El Paso) on the San Antonio-El Paso Road. The road experienced an upsurge of traffic in the early 1850s following the discovery of gold in California.