Volunteer at Natchez National Historical Park!
Natchez National Historical Park has a wide-range of opportunities for volunteers of all ages and interests. No specialized knowledge is necessary. Whether you can donate one day for a special event or five days a week, we have a place for you!
Trailer pads with water, electric, and sewer hookup (30 and 50 amp) are available to volunteers who donate at least 32 hours per person per site.
Over the past year volunteers have contributed over 2,000 hours of service assisting with special programming and other activities such as organizing and inventorying the park’s living history items, assisting the site’s gardener with landscape preservation projects, staffing the Melrose visitor center desk, and helping in numerous other ways.
Below are examples of the events and activities in which volunteers can assist with at Natchez National Historical Park. Many more opportunities become available as needed. For current volunteer projects, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator via the contact information below. Some positions require background investigations.
Events throughout the year
April—Take Pride in America Day
September—National Public Lands Day
1 Melrose-Montebello Parkway
Natchez, MS 39120
Did You Know?
Jefferson Davis married Varina Howell at her Natchez home , the Briars in 1845. Built in 1818 the home was named for the briar vines growing near its location on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River.