Volunteer Parking Aide Duties: The memorial has high visitation in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. At times, overflow parking lots are activated to handle the large number of vehicles. Parking Aides help the ranger staff to manage the parking areas. Parking aides provide a valuable service to visitors and are important members of the visitor services team. This position is outdoors and does involve standing and walking for long periods of time. Assistance is needed on weekends and during special events. The memorial provides training and equipment.
Volunteer Interpreter Duties: This position is outdoors providing visitor information, orientation and both formal and informal interpretive presentations for visitors to the site. National Park Service training is provided on an ongoing basis in addition to self-paced research. Good communications skills necessary. Free training provided.
Visitor Services Assistant Duties: This position is outdoors serving as a point of contact for distributing information to visitors. It supports volunteer interpreters by answering basic questions, distributing maps, providing directions and helping visitors with additional needs. You will help record important statistics, such as visitor counts and program attendance, and will be helpting to make the site's important resources available to the general public. Good communication skills are a plus. Free training is provided.
Oral History Transcriber Duties: This position is indoors, listening to audio interviews and typing spoken word into written text. Other opportunities may include editing, audio formatting and labeling based on available work. Interviews may be of a sensitive nature and may require discretion and confidentiality. Typing skills are necessary.
Historic Preservation/Museum Collections Duties: This position is primarily indoors with light outdoor work on occasion. Opportunities include cleaning tribute objects in collections, organizing materials, labeling objects, assisting with photography and preparing objects for proper museum storage.