Inauguration Day Voluteering
Be a part of history by lending a hand to the 2013 Presidential Inauguration
Volunteers are needed to provide general visitor services- orientation and information, at visitor contact facilities during the Presidential Inauguration. Primary duties will be to provide visitor orientation and basic information about the Inauguration, the National Mall, and Washington, D.C.
Volunteers will also assist park staff with crowd control. General information about the National Park Service, the city, and the Inauguration events will be provided at a volunteer orientation. Please be prepared to stand for long periods of time in cold or inclement weather, and for large crowds in the hundreds of thousands.
Meals and drinks will be provided.
Shifts are as follows:
January 21, 2013:
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Uniform Requirements: All volunteers will wear National Park Service -issued vests for identification. Please dress appropriately for cold temperatures and inclement weather.
The Volunteer Capacity has been reached. Registration is now closed.
Volunteers like you make these events possible and the National Park Service sincerely appreciates you efforts.
Hope to see you there!
Did You Know?
William Henry Harrison holds the record for the longest Inaugural Address: 8,445 words; the President took two hours to read it. He also broke tradition by delivering part of the address before taking the oath of office; he then finished the speech.