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.
Job Title: Interpretation and Visitor Services Student Intern
We are seeking a student intern for the Summer 2013 semester for the Interpretation and Visitor Services division at both Glen Echo Park and the Clara Barton National Historic Site (located next door).
While we are currently looking for a specific semester, positions are available on an ongoing basis. Student interns will be accepted on a semester by semester basis with the option of multiple consecutive semesters.
Course credit for this internship may be available by arrangement through your adademic advisor.
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 email@example.com.