National Park Service Volunteer-In-Park logo.
National Park Service Volunteer-In-Park logo.

Have YOU ever wanted to volunteer in a National Park?

Volunteers are an essential element of operations at First State National Historical Park! From trail maintenance and photography, to tour guide and curator, we have opportunities across the state of Delaware for individuals and groups of all ages and skill levels!

In 2018, 455 volunteers donated a collective 5,103 hours of service!

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Learn New Skills!
  • Gain New Experiences!
  • Meet New People!
  • Receive Volunteer Swag!
  • Be a VIP (Volunteer-In-Parks)!

Interested in becoming a First State National Historical Park Volunteer? Here's how you can apply:

Select one of the park site's listed below or visit volunteer.gov and enter "First State" in the keywords search. Once you have found a position that interests you, click "Apply Now" in the lower left corner of the position description screen. Complete the position application and submit your application. The park's volunteer coordinator will contact you following the application's submission.

If you would like more information about volunteering at First State National Historical Park, please contact the park's volunteer coordinator via email or by phone at 302-544-6363.


Last updated: January 29, 2019

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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