• Historic Image of New York Harbor

    National Parks of New York Harbor

    New York

Volunteer

Castle Clinton National Monument
Battery Park
Activities: Research Library, Historical Preservation, Office/Clerical, Tour Guide/Interpretation, Visitor Information, General Assistance
To learn more, contact the park's volunteer coordinator Michael Amato at (212) 260-1616 or e-mail us .

Federal Hall National Memorial
26 Wall Street
Activities: Research Library, Historical Preservation, Office/Clerical, Tour Guide/Interpretation, Visitor Information, General Assistance
To learn more, contact the park's volunteer coordinator Michael Amato at (212) 260-1616 or e-mail us .

Gateway National Recreation Area
Sites:

  • Canarsie Pier
  • Floyd Bennett Field
  • Jamaica Bay
  • Breezy Point
  • Fort Tilden
  • Jacob Riis Park
  • Great Kills Park
  • Fort Wadsworth
  • Miller Field
  • Sandy Hook
  • Fort Hancock

Activities: Visitor Information, Tour Guide/Interpretation; Resource Monitoring; Aircraft Rehabilitation; Historic Preservation; Gardening; Office/Clerical; Boating; Trail Maintenance; Photography; General Assistance
718-354-4564; www.nps.gov/gate

General Grant National Memorial (aka Grant’s Tomb)
122nd Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan
Activities: Research Library, Historical Preservation, Office/Clerical, Tour Guide/Interpretation, Visitor Information, General Assistance
To learn more, contact the park's volunteer coordinator Michael Amato at (212) 260-1616 or e-mail us .

Governors Island National Monument
Activities: Visitor Information, General Assistance, Research Library, Office/Clerical, Tour Guide/Interpretation, Visitor Information, General Assistance
To learn more, contact the park's volunteer coordinator Ilyse Goldman at (212) 825-3044 or e-mail us .

St. Paul’s National Historic Site
897 South Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, Westchester
Activities: Research Library, Historical Preservation, Office/Clerical, Tour Guide/Interpretation, Visitor Information, General Assistance

To learn more, contact the park's volunteer coordinator David Osborne at (914) 667-4116 or e-mail us .

Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island
Ellis Island
Activities: Archaeology, Construction/Maintenance, Computers, Research Library, Historical Preservation, Office/Clerical, Tour Guide/Interpretation, Visitor Information, Outreach Assistant, General Assistance
Statue of Liberty
Activities: Tour Guide/Interpretation, Visitor Information, General Assistance
To learn more, contact the park's volunteer coordinator Jeff Dosik at (212) 363-3206 x158 or e-mail us.

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
28 East 20th Street, Manhattan
Activities: Research Library, Historical Preservation, Office/Clerical, Tour Guide/Interpretation, Visitor Information, General Assistance
To learn more, contact the park's volunteer coordinator Michael Amato at (212) 260-1616 or e-mail us .

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

Dutch windmill

Martin Van Buren was the first bilingual president. He was raised in a community where Dutch was more common than English reflecting New York’s beginning as a colony of Holland. As a boy he spoke Dutch at home with his parents, siblings, and throughout the Village of Kinderhook.