• 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?

Window sign in Oakland, California. Photo by Dorothea Lange.

Two thirds of the Japanese Americans interned at Manzanar were American citizens. Most others would have become citizens if it were legally possible.