The Voluneteer In Park (VIP) Patch
NPS Volunteer-in-Park (VIP) Patch

About the Volunteer-In-Park (VIP) Program at Steamtown National Historic Site

Volunteer opportunities at Steamtown NHS are diverse - from Info Desk Attendant to Tour Guide in the Interpretive Division, from Trainmen to Engineers in Railroad Operations, mechanics, sheet metal fabricators, and curatorial assistants. Our varied opportunities exist to help fulfill the Park mission and Comprehensive Interpretive Plan to preserve this important part our industrial heritage!

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at Steamtown NHS, read the Introductory Letter and complete and return an application, both below. For more information, send an email to the park Volunteer Coordinator.

To view more NPS volunteer opportunities, go to www.nps.gov/volunteer or www.volunteer.gov

Volunteer Aiden Shafer receives the Regional Hartzog “Youth Volunteer Award," from Superintendent Debbie Conway
VIP Aiden Shafer receives the NPS Northeast Regional Hartzog “Youth Volunteer Award," from Steamtown NHS Superintendent Debbie Conway at the park's annual volunteer recognition banquet during National Volunteer Week.

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Steamtown NHS Volunteer Named Recipient of 2016 Regional and National Awards

Steamtown National Historic Site proudly announced in May that Volunteer-in-Park (VIP) Aiden Schafer is the recipient of both the regional (Northeast) and national 2016 National Park Service (NPS) Hartzog Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service.

Last updated: May 1, 2018

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