Volunteer Opportunities at Old Swedes

A view of Old Swedes Church with a large tree in bloom, with light pink blossoms.
Old Swedes Church
Photo Credit: Mark Muse

Current Opportunities:

Visitor Services Assistant:

In this position volunteers may work independently or with staff members to
provide services to visitors including interpretive tours, visitor center information, administrative services, assist with volunteer events, and fill other positions determined by the event or site coordinator.

Office Administrative Assistant:

Volunteers will help with mail and correspondence, computer use, database entry, filing, updating memberships, assisting with inventories, and other duties as assigned by the site or event coordinator.

Grounds Maintenance:

Volunteers will work as a team to assist with grounds care (including pruning,
planting, mulching, overall plant maintenance), water and weed landscaped areas, prune small trees and shrubs to maintain size, assist in landscape construction and development, identify and remove invasive species, keep grounds free of debris (including litter and tree limbs), and clean gravestones.

Special Event Volunteer:

Volunteers may work independently or in small groups to collect litter, work behind the scenes at one of the tables during the event, hand out supplies to other volunteers, and fill other positions as determined by the event or site coordinator.

For information on volunteering at special events throughout the year, contact the park's volunteer coordinator.

Last updated: April 30, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

New Castle Court House Museum
Attn: First State NHP
211 Delaware Street

New Castle , DE 19720


302 544-6363
This phone number is not staffed. You can leave a message on the park's main phone number (302-544-6363) and we will return your call as soon as possible. If you are visiting one of the six sites, and need specific information, please refer to the "Places to Go" page for phone numbers and addresses of each site.

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