Volunteer Responsibilities at Castle Clinton

Visitor Service - This position is in a culturally diverse historic park. Castle Clinton receives visitors from all over the world. Castle Clinton offers volunteers a fast paced work environment. The historic building is an open air fort that has extremes in weather, from hot and humid in the summer to just above freezing in the winter.


Responsibilities include:

  • Greeting visitors.
  • Directing visitors to points of interest throughout Manhattan.
  • Able to give directions to other sites Patients in dealing with visitors who don't speak English.
  • Able to stay calm in demanding situations.
  • Able to stand for several hours during the day.

Tour Guide - This position gives the volunteer a chance to give guided tours of the historic fort. On the job training will be provide on the history of the fort.

Responsibilities include:

  • Greeting visitors
  • Directing visitors to points of interest throughout Manhattan. Able to give directions to other sites.
  • Patient in dealing with visitors who don't speak English.
  • Able to stay calm in demanding situations.

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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