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Volunteers at Steamtown perform a variety of tasks from working on and around trains, to document transcription, or visitor services.

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Did you know?

Nearly 300,000 volunteers donate more than 6.5 million hours of service in a typical year across the National Park Service - for a value of more than $185 million! Regardless of the format of this service, volunteers are an essential part of the NPS and help us to meet our mission.

Throughout 2023, Steamtown National Historic Site hosted a total of 200 volunteers who contributed over 11,392 hours. Impressive!

Volunteer opportunities at Steamtown are diverse - from visitor services to railroad operations, from working in the locomotive shop to transcribing historical records. Our varied opportunities exist to help fulfill the mission of the National Park Service and preserve this important part our industrial heritage!

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at Steamtown NHS, please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator by e-mail.

Learn more about volunteering with the National Park Service.


Current Volunteer Opportunities at Steamtown

The volunteer.gov portal allows you discover different ways to volunteer at Steamtown or any National Park Service unit across the country.  All you need to do is search by keyword, phrase, or park!

Last updated: May 28, 2024

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150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503-2018


(570) 445-1898
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