Volunteer Opportunities in Beaver Valley

Stream Steward volunteers are learning how to collect data from one of the park’s many water quality monitoring devices.
Stream Steward volunteers are learning how to collect data from one of the park’s many water quality monitoring devices.

The Nature Conservancy-John Hinkson

Fall 2018 Events:

Science Fest

This event is in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, National Park Trust and The Pilot School
This event, being held on Wednesday, October 10, will allow participating 6th-8th graders the opportunity to explore Beaver Valley's historic resources, cultural landscape and diverse ecosystems. Students will be rotating to different activities being run by partner organizations with hands-on education stations. Contact the park's Volunteer Coordinator to learn more about the event or to sign-up as a volunteer.

Available Volunteer Positions:

Stream Steward

This program is offered in partnership with The Nature Conservancy.

Stream Stewards provides volunteers the opportunity to join in a Citizen Science program that promotes watershed stewardship. Volunteers will be able to collect water quality data to contribute to science based conservation actions that will make a true impact in the park!

“The health of our waters is the principle measure of how we live on the land.” – Luna Leopold

Visit the Stream Stewards website or contact the park's Volunteer Coordinator to learn more about the Stream Stewards program.

Trail Steward

Volunteer trail stewards assist park staff in maintaining the trail network in Beaver Valley. Please contact the park's Volunteer Coordinator for more information about this opportunity.

Photographer/Videographer

Volunteer photographers and videographers will document park programs and resources in the Beaver Valley Unit of First State National Historical Park. Positions vary dependent on the individual volunteer's interest or on an as-needed basis.. Please contact the park's Volunteer coordinator for more information about this opportunity.

Last updated: September 24, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

New Castle, DE 19720

Phone:

(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 seven 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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