• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Volunteer

Reasons to become a Manzanar Volunteer

• Learn about and help protect Manzanar National Historic Site.
• Build personal and professional connections with the local and larger communities.
• Support and enhance maintenance, administration, or education efforts.
• Make Manzanar even better physically, intellectually, and spiritually!
• Have fun.

Today's volunteers are active, dynamic, creative individuals of all ages who possess the skills, desire, patience, and time to accomplish a wide variety of tasks and to become part of the NPS community. Volunteers are, without a doubt, Very-Important-People!

Did You Know?

Dining in the mess hall. Photo by Dorothea Lange.

28,790,221 meals were served to internees at Manzanar from March, 1942, until November, 1945, at a cost of $3,384,749.02.