• 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 Herbert Hoover as an infant.

In 1874, the year Herbert Hoover was born, Ernest Shackleton (an early Antarctic explorer), Honus Wagner (one of the greatest baseball players in history), Harry Houdini (a famous professional magician), and Robert Frost (Pulitzer Prize winning poet) were also born. More...