Volunteers painting a fence on the battlefield.
Volunteers painting the fence on the Joseph Poffenberger farm.



Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities for Project Work

Our public workdays are designed for those seeking a short-term volunteer opportunity that helps to preserve and protect the park. Potential projects include vegetation removal, painting, whitewashing, and general landscape maintenance. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator to sign up for these workdays, as space is limited and some opportunties and dates do fill up.

2020 Workdays (all Saturdays):
April 4: Civil War Trust Park Day
May 2
May 16
June 6
August 1
October 24

Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals
Currently we are in search of a short-term volunteer to assist at the Visitor Center desk on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Duties will include greeting visitors, providing orientation and historical information, and operating A/V equipment. This volunteer may also be required to collect entrance fees. To apply please contact Olivia Black.

If you are interested in a different long-term volunteer positon please contact Olivia Black, Volunteer Coordinator at 301-432-5124 or email her to find out if there are other opportunities which may become available soon.

Last updated: December 29, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, MD 21782


(301) 432-5124

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