Becoming a Volunteer is one of the most rewarding and tangible ways to support the National Park Service and its mission. In fact, volunteers are vital to our success! Volunteers give their time and expertise to help our staff accomplish more than we could on our own. Through their dedication, volunteers are making a real difference to the preservation, protection, and education of the unique resources at Johnstown Flood National Memorial.The Volunteer-In-Parks program allows people of all ages, backgrounds, and interests to share their skills and ideas with others and to learn new ones. Work behind the scenes or with the public, in positions ranging from a one-time service projects and volunteer events to long-term positions and internships. Opportunities are available for both individuals and groups. If you are interested in learning more about volunteering at Johnstown Flood National Memorial please contact our Volunteer Coordinator by email.
Current positions available:
Native Garden Volunteer
If getting your hands dirty is your cup of tea, join our native garden caretakers volunteer team at Johnstown Flood National Memorial. Volunteers will work with park staff to prepare the garden in the spring, plant native plants, and tend, weed, and water the garden through the summer and fall.
Check back for information on these positions to be opening soon:
If you are a history buff who feels more comfortable in libraries, consider assisting us with on-going research. There are many stories to be discovered yet about the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club and those who experienced the Johnstown Flood. Help us uncover those stories and share them with the public.
Interpretation/ Visitor Center Volunteer
Do you love talking to people, sharing the stories and history? Summer brings a busy time to the Park and Volunteers can assist in staffing the Visitor Center at Johnstown Flood National Memorial, roving the park grounds, trails, and historic structures answering questions and interpreting park history.
Internships for college students interested in gaining experience in interpretation or with historic research are also available. For more information about internship opportunities, contact the Chief of Interpretation, Doug Bosley.