Volunteer

Volunteering at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a great way to help support your park and preserve the historic and natural treasures of the National Park Service. A variety of activities that are vital to the operation of Kennesaw Mountain are performed by volunteers. As a volunteer, you can do anything from greeting visitors at the visitor center, to clearing trails, to assisting in historic demonstrations.

For more information on volunteering with
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park,
please
e-mail us

*People of all ages can volunteer, those under the age of 18 must submit a parental approval form.

The Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club (KMTC)

The Trail Club is a volunteer organization designed to assist with trail maintenance at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield. Workdays are held on the second Saturday of each month. Meet at the Old Highway 41 parking lot at 8:30 am.
All volunteers should bring the following items:

  • Clothes appropriate for the weather
  • Clothes that can be soiled with paint and/or dirt
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • A water bottle to stay hydrated
  • A hat, sunscreen, and bug spray are recommended

For more information please visit their website , email us or inquire at the Visitor Center.

Before the project begins, you will be asked by a KMTC member to complete a Volunteer Service Agreement. Work gloves will be provided by the KMTC along with any necessary tools or supplies. Projects may be cancelled due to thunderstorms, lightning, and other weather extremes.

Seasonal and Long-Term Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering seasonally or year-round? Volunteers help park staff preserve, protect, and interpret all aspects of the park for the enjoyment of the public. We hope your service will not only help the park complete projects which would not otherwise get done, but also inspire you in new ways. In turn, perhaps your service will inspire others to get involved and take a personal part in caring for and protecting park resources. Click on the titles below to learn more and apply.

 
 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 
Volunteer Recognition
  • The President’s Volunteer Service Award: Volunteering at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park also qualifies volunteers for the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The President’s Volunteer Service Award is an initiative of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and is administered by Points of Light. Hours are measured over a 12-month period and awards are designated based on cumulative hours. The awards are offered in multiple levels and are designed to recognize each milestone of your service achievement. Levels include bronze, silver, gold and the highest honor, the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for those who contribute more than 4,000 hours of service in their lifetime. For more information, please visit the President's Volunteer Service Award website
  • America the Beautiful Volunteer Pass to National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands: Volunteers who donate 250 hours on a cumulative basis are eligible for a free one-year pass to national parks and federal recreation sites which charge an entrance or user fee. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers at per-vehicle fee areas or admits the pass holder plus three other adults at per-person fee areas (children 15 and under are admitted free). A volunteer is eligible to receive a new pass each time they donate 250 cumulative hours, however the pass is issued only in the volunteer's name. For more information, please visit the U.S. Geological Survey website

Last updated: April 6, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr
Kennesaw, GA 30152

Phone:

(770) 427-4686 x0

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