Manhattan Project National Historical Park Wants You! Join the team as a Volunteer!

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News Release Date: April 26, 2018

Contact: Effie Houston, (423) 569-9778

Contact: Robbie Meyer, (865) 482-1942

Manhattan Project National Historical Park is seeking volunteers to assist Oak Ridge unit staff. Opportunities include staffing the visitor contact station at Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge and meeting and greeting visitors while providing information about the park. Opportunities to provide informational programs may also exist. 

Volunteers usually work in four-hour blocks but can vary depending on the availability of the volunteer. Prospective volunteers should be interested in providing information to visitors from all over the country in an indoor setting. No money handling will be required, and volunteers will receive training about the Manhattan Project and World War II history, as well as National Park Service operations.

“Volunteers are a vital part of the team. We couldn’t do what needs to get done without their knowledge, skills, and abilities,” said Oak Ridge Site Manager Niki Stephanie Nicholas. 

For more information about becoming a National Park Service volunteer at Manhattan Project Oak Ridge site, please call Effie Houston at (423) 569-9778, or by email at effie_houston@nps.gov. The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge is located at 461 W. Outer Drive, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. 

Formally established in 2015, the park tells the stories of the people, science, and events that led to creation of the first atomic bomb in the top-secret effort known as the Manhattan Project.



Last updated: April 26, 2018

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Mailing Address:

Manhattan Project National Historical Park
c/o NPS Intermountain Regional Office
P.O. Box 25287

Denver, CO 80225-0287

Phone:

(505) 661-6277
This phone number is for the Los Alamos Unit Visitor Center. You may also contact the Oak Ridge Unit Visitor Center at (865) 482-1942, or the Hanford Unit Visitor Center at (509) 376-1647.

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