Volunteering is an American tradition that has made an immeasurable contribution to communities, organizations, and individuals throughout the country. Today's volunteers are active, dynamic, creative individuals who possess the skills, desire, patience and time to accomplish a wide variety of tasks. Volunteers-In-Parks are Very Important People (VIPs)! In Fiscal Year 2003, 122,000 volunteers donated 4.5 million hours to your national parks. Volunteers are accepted from the public without regard to race, creed, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.
Keweenaw Heritage Sites Volunteer Opportunites
In addition to the opportunites listed above, many of the park's partners, known as Keweenaw Heritage Sites, also have a need for volunteers. Download the current list here. (adobe pdf)
Did You Know?
Alexander Agassiz, President of Calumet & Hecla Mining Company from 1871 to 1910, was the son of famed naturalist and Harvard professor, Louis Agassiz. Alexander's interest in copper mining was to fund his scientific travels. He became a specialist in marine ichthyology - the study of fish. More...