• Pink flowers blossom in the garden of a white two-room cottage.

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa


A volunteer leading a tour inside the Friends Meetinghouse.

Volunteer Rachel Foote leads a school group on a tour of the Friends Meetinghouse.

NPS Photo

Volunteering gives you hands-on experience working with the public, park staff, and park resources.

Opportunities are listed below. Follow the links to apply. You may also download and fill out a volunteer application and send it to the park's volunteer coordinator. We will keep your application for up to one year and contact you if we have a need that matches your skills and interests.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

Black and white photo of the mustached Charles Curtis.

Herbert Hoover's vice president Charles Curtis was of almost half American Indian ancestry. Curtis’ mother was one quarter Kaw, one quarter Pottawatomie and one quarter Osage. More...