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JFK seated at a lunch counter with a group of supporters
Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts stops in a diner in Nashua, New Hampshire, during the New Hampshire Primary Campaign.  March, 1960.

Photographer unknown.  Courtesy of John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA.  PC1220

Friends of the JFK Birthplace

We are pleased to announce the creation of the Friends of the JFK Birthplace, a charitable non-profit organization. Created in 2019 by a dedicated group of supporters and registered with the Massachusetts Secretary of State in 2020, the Friends group will work cooperatively with the National Park Service to support John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site.

If you are interested in learning more about the Friends group or how you can support our work, please contact us at:
617-566-7937, extension 16

Friends of the JFK Birthplace
c/o Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site
99 Warren Street
Brookline, MA

We look forward to hearing from you!

A black and white photo of JFK, flanked by his grandparents Fitzgerald, sliding his ballot into a ballot box.
John F. Kennedy votes in the 1946 Massachusetts primary, where he was on the ballot for the first time.  He stands with his grandparents, John and Mary Fitzgerald.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.  PC364, 18 June 1946.

Contributions to John F. Kennedy NHS

The National Park Service welcomes support from the private sector to supplement public funds appropriated by Congress. Donations come to the park from individuals, organizations, foundations, and corporations as expressions of support and enhance the ability of the National Park Service to carry out its programs and activities. Contact us for more information.

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America’s National Parks™

America’s National Parks supports education and preservation efforts at nearly 170 national parks. Their parent company, Eastern National, is an official nonprofit education partner of the National Park Service. Since 1947, Eastern National has provided more than $163 million in aid to the NPS through park stores, tours & programs, and custom products.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site Park Store is closed through the 2021 season, but our cooperating association, America's National Parks, is still available online for Kennedy related purchases. Your purchases support education and interpretation at John Fitzgerald Kennedy NHS.

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Ranger Nicole leads a group on a neighborhood tour.


Work for the National Park Service

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world. To search for jobs in the National Park Service, visit:

A group of Stewards wearing their blue uniform polos pose for a photo outdoors.
Stewards of the Future pose for a photo, during an outdoor public program.


Teen Employment Opportunities

Our Stewards of the Future positions offer paid opportunites for youth ages 15-18. Stewards work together, and with Park Rangers, to provide public programs and visitor services at John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, and Longfellow House- Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site.

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Andrew proudly displays his volunteer uniform and VIP traveler's bag at JFK NHS.


Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site. Due to visitor center renovations, we do not currently have capacity for new volunteers or interns for the 2021 season. Check back for 2022 opportunities as they become available.

Visit the national Volunteers-in-Parks page to learn more about the program and view more NPS volunteer opportunities.

Last updated: April 4, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

83 Beals Street
Brookline, MA 02446


617 566-7937

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