No matter what your skills or interests, there's probably a place for you in the Volunteer in Parks program at Colonial National Historical Park.
Current Colonial (VIP) projects include:
For more information, contact the Volunteer Park Coordinator, Mike Byrd, at 757-898-2422. e-mail us
Your volunteer job may require training, which will be provided by the park, and uniforms may be provided for long-term volunteers.
Equal Opportunity Policy: Colonial National Historical Park ,is committed to a strong nondiscrimination policy respecting its employees and volunteers. Its policy is to provide equal opportunities for all and to eliminate discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment and sexual orientation), race, color, national origin, religion, age, and disability.
Did You Know?
English settlers were encouraged to plant mulberry trees to help their silk production attempts. (Silkworms eat mulberry leaves.) Red mulberry is native to North America but the silkworms preferred the white mulberries of the Orient. Today Jamestown has both red and white mulberry trees.