• The Battle Scarred Walls of Fort Pulaski

    Fort Pulaski

    National Monument Georgia

Volunteer

Volunteer at Fort Pulaski

Fort Pulaski National Monument welcomes volunteers. Below are position descriptions Fort Pulaski offers. If you are interested in assisting the park, contact the park at (912) 786-5787 or fill out an application and mail or fax. The Volunteer Coordinator will then contact you with program specifics.

Fee Collection
Collect entrance fees for visitors using computerized cash register. Sell National Park Passes, etc. Maintain accountability of government funds, passes, and all collection forms. May be required to work fee collection booth at park entrance. Provide visitors information concerning the history and significance of the area. Sell items in the visitor center bookstore or sutler store using computerized register.

Guide
Develop and present interpretive talks to visitors, including structured and impromptu talks. Employ techniques geared to the characteristics and interests of particular audiences. Talks should:

  • increase visitor understanding of park resources and visitor enjoyment of resources.
  • increase understanding of the National Park Service mission.
  • induce in visitors behavior consistent with resource protection and compliance with the law and rules..
  • inspire persons to develop a sense of stewardship and a personal environmental consciousness in their daily lives.

Historic Housekeeper
Maintain fort exhibit rooms and artifacts with approved curatorial methods. Dust, sweep, and clean window panes as needed. Polish furniture as needed. Monitor audio stations. Walk fort grounds and be visible to answer basic questions pertinent to the site.

Living History Volunteers
Participate in living history and other interpretive events at Fort Pulaski including cannon & musket firing demonstrations, leading guided tours, participating in special events, etc. Click for more information.

Maintenance
Assist maintenance crews in landscaping, trail work, woodworking, restoration, preservation, etc.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 

Did You Know?

Southeast corner repair work

The breach made in Fort Pulaski's southeast corner was repaired by Union soldiers within six weeks following the battle for the fort in 1862. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia