• 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?

The orphanage nursery. Photo by Ansel Adams.

Manazanar housed the only camp orphanage. Children from three orphanages, foster homes, and those whose parents were taken to prison camps lived together in the Childrens Village.