• An engineer inspects the running gear of a steam locomotive at Steamtown NHS

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Volunteer


 
The Voluneteer In Park (VIP) Patch

NPS Volunteer-in-Park (VIP) Patch

About the VIP Program at Steamtown National Historic Site

Volunteer opportunities at Steamtown NHS are diverse - from Info Desk Attendant to Tour Guide in the Interpretive Division, from Trainmen to Engineers in Railroad Operations, mechanics, sheet metal fabricators, and curatorial assistants. Our varied opportunities exist to help fulfill the Park mission and Comprehensive Interpretive Plan to preserve this important part our industrial heritage!

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at Steamtown NHS, read the Introductory Letter and complete and return the VIP Application, both below. For more information, please email the Park Volunteer Coordinator.


To view more NPS volunteer opportunities, visit volunteer.gov/gov

 

Did You Know?

A steam locomotive rolls onto the turntable while visitors watch.

Turntables give locomotives access to the roundhouse and allow them to turn around. Steamtown National Historic Site, in Scranton, PA, has a 90-foot turntable. More...