Clara Barton National Historic Site and National Park Service office at Glen Echo Park winter hours
Both sites will begin their winter hours of operation 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. daily Wednesdays - Sundays starting Saturday, December 29, 2013 through March 22, 2014. Glen Echo Park Partnership and co-operators will not be affected by these hours.
Volunteer at Glen Echo Park
"When a VIP agrees to share his talents, skills and interests with the National Park Service, he is paying us one of the highest compliments possible by offering a most valued possession - his time." - George B. Hartzog, Jr.
Are you a student seeking an internship for academic credit? Are you looking for something to do in your spare time? Are you a community service group or organization looking for a way to give back to the community? Are you in need of community service hours? There are many volunteer opportunities at
Volunteers perform a variety of duties including visitor services/interpretation, grounds and facilities improvement and maintenance, historical research, oral history interviews, and tasks associated with special events. Most volunteers live in the local area and schedules are flexible depending on site needs.
The following individual opportunities that are currently available.
Oral History Program Interns Needed
Student internships are currently available for the Spring 2014 semester for Glen Echo Park's Oral History Program.
Course credit for this internship may be available by arrangement through your academic advisor.
How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter addressing how this internship would provide you an opportunity to grow by email to: Vanessa_Smiley@nps.gov. Applications due January 11, 2014
Are you a school group, community service group, or organization looking for a way to give back to the community? Consider planning a volunteer service day at Glen Echo Park! We can accommodate large groups and offer a variety of volunteer tasks suitable for a variety of ages.
All Glen Echo Park volunteer groups are jointly coordinated between the National Park Service and the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture. If you would like more information or to inquire about opportunities to bring your group to volunteer, you may contact either:
Vanessa Smiley, Volunteer Coordinator for the National Park Service, at 301-320-1404 or by e-mail here
Emily Rogers, Volunteer Coordinator for the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, at 301-634-2224 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.