Volunteer working with archeological collections at Aztec Ruins
Volunteers help with archeological collections from Aztec Ruins National Monument. NPS photo.

The National Park Service offers volunteer opportunities across the nation and its territories in parks, regional offices, and programs.

Volunteer positions are not paid, but can involve tasks ranging from leading tours, to artifact processing, to data entry, to research.

For more options, search online using keywords “archeology,” “archaeology,” or “volunteer.”

NPS Volunteers

Search the NPS Volunteer in Parks website, or find a park to contact for volunteer possibilities. Become a citizen scientist and help NPS archeologists collect data to take care of archeological resources.

Federal Agencies

Cast a bigger net by exploring volunteer opportunities with federal agencies and museums.

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    Last updated: August 17, 2023