• Collage of images, including Maggie Walker, her home, and the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank

    Maggie L Walker

    National Historic Site Virginia

Volunteer

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Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs)
To accomplish its important duties of preservation and education, the National Park Service relies on the efforts of volunteers who give their time and expertise to help achieve the National Park Service mission.


Volunteers play a key role at Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site and are active in many areas of park operations.

Volunteers:
• Greet visitors and provide information about the park and the National Park Service in the park visitor center.
• Staff special events.
• Conduct research and assist with administrative tasks.

The benefits of volunteering at Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site are unlimited!

Volunteers will:
• Learn about the Maggie L. Walker and the National Park Service
• Receive training in Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site history, operations, and procedures
• Have a flexible schedule
• Enjoy the satisfaction and experience in communicating with and helping park visitors while representing the National Park Service
• Be recognized for sharing their time, knowledge, and expertise

Not sure how to contribute? Which volunteer task is right for you? Volunteer jobs can be developed around individual interests and the park's ongoing projects and goals. Take a few moments to tell us more about yourself or group by filling out an application and sending it to the following address:

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
3215 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223
ATTN: Volunteer Coordinator

Or contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 804-771-2017.

For more information on the National Park Service volunteer program visit: http://www.nps.gov/volunteer

Did You Know?

Mary Church Terrell

In November 1899, when the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) sponsored a speech by Mary Church Terrell, president of the National Association of Colored Women, in True Reformers Hall, Maggie Walker introduced the speaker.