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Learn new skills! Gain new experiences! Meet new people! Explore your National Park!

First State National Historical Park has a diverse range of volunteer opportunities across Delaware! From trail maintenance and photography, to tour guide and curator, we have opportunities for individuals and groups of all ages and skill levels!

How to apply for a Volunteers-In-Park (VIP) Position at First State National Historical Park:

Select one of the park site's listed below or visit volunteer.gov and enter "first state" in the keywords search. Once you are on volunteer.gov hit "Apply Now" on the lower left corner of the position's description. Complete the position application and submit it. The park's volunteer coordinator will contact you within a week of the application's submission.

If you have any questions about the park's current volunteer opportunities, please contact the volunteer coordinator.


Last updated: August 10, 2018

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 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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