Volunteers dressed as Buffalo Soldiers with Theodore Roosevelt reenactor.

What better setting for giving back to your community? There are volunteer opportunities on the island for history nerds and nature nerds, sociable types and solitary types, hands in search of dirt, senses attuned to beauty, and minds in search of meaty ideas.


Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Safari Tour Volunteer:
Help share the beauty and history of the island by guiding interpretive walking tours through the entirety of Theodore Roosevelt Island to the public, while providing natural, historical, and cultural information. Learn more and apply here.

Weed Warrior:

Take an active role to assist the NPS in its mission to preserve and protect both cultural and natural resources. Develop knowledge and skills to use necessary for the protection of the natural environment. Learn how to identify and control non-native invasive plants. Learn more and apply here.

Youths playing in leaves on Theodore Roosevelt Island

Learn More

The Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island have additional volunteer events and positions which can be found here.

To learn of more volunteer opportunities in the area, please visit the George Washington Memorial Parkway Volunteer Page or volunteer.gov

If you have any questions or comments please e-mail us

Last updated: February 22, 2017

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700 George Washington Memorial Parkway
McLean, VA 22101


(703) 289-2500

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