National Park Service
Education volunteers focus on the development, support and presentation of curriculum-based programs. The content includes 19th century American history and some river-based environmental science. The primary topics include the nationally significant resources of the Harpers Ferry area; John Brown, the Civil War, African American history, Industrial history, Transportation history, and Landscape history.
Tiger on the Trail Hike Leader
Primary duty is to organize, prepare and present curriculum-based interpretive programs utilizing current methods, learning theories and curriculum guidelines for students K - 12.
Teacher’s Aide Volunteer
Primary duties are to assist with the organization, preparation and presentation of curriculum-based interpretive programs utilizing current methods, learning theories and curriculum guidelines for students K - 12, and to support the operation and management of the Education Office.
Education Office Volunteer
Primary duty is to support the operation and management of the Education Office.
Did You Know?
John Brown's Fort has been moved 4 times: in 1891 to Chicago to the World's Columbian Exposition, in 1895 to the Murphy Farm near Harpers Ferry, in 1909 to Storer College Campus and in 1968 to its present location.