Volunteer at Gettysburg
Gettysburg Volunteers Make a Difference
Gettysburg volunteers are an important part of Gettysburg’s preservation. The Gettysburg Foundation’s Home Guard Volunteer program has a variety of opportunities available. You can volunteer at Gettysburg as little as a few hours a month or more as your schedule allows. No experience is needed — our only requirement is a positive attitude.
If you are interested in learning more about how you can volunteer at Gettysburg, check out the Home Guard opportunities below. For additional information, please contact Ray Matlock by e-mail or call 717-339-2140.
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Volunteer At Gettysburg Application Form
Current Opportunities for Gettysburg Volunteers
Friends of Gettysburg Member Services Volunteer
The Friends of Gettysburg has a new presence at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, America’s newest and most innovative museum of the Civil War. You can be a part of the excitement. The Member Services Desk is the place where visitors can join the Friends, and current Friends members can renew memberships, register for events or just catch up on the latest happenings with the Friends and Gettysburg in general.
Volunteers at Gettysburg will participate in meeting and recruiting new members, assist current Friends members with registrations, renewals and enjoy great conversation. Volunteers will report to the volunteer coordinator and an easy training session will be provided.
Museum Visitor Services Volunteer
The purpose of the Visitor Services Volunteer is to work with the Visitor Services staff to accommodate guests as they experience the Museum and Visitor Center. This position reports to the Visitor Services Assistant Manager or designate. Duties may include lobby greeter, group greeter, theater usher or parking lot attendant. Work may be indoors or outdoors based on position.
Membership Fulfillment Volunteer
The purpose of the Membership fulfillment volunteer is to expedite the process of fulfilling new and renewing membership materials. This position reports to the Membership Coordinator or other designate. Duties include organizing, packing and ensuring correct membership benefits and assembling mail campaigns.
Rupp House Volunteer
The purpose of the position of the Rupp House Volunteer is to represent the Friends of Gettysburg and the Rupp House to the general public in a positive fashion. This position reports to the Rupp House Coordinator or designate. Duties include greeting visitors to the Rupp House, answering questions, maintaining a clean and organized atmosphere in the Rupp House, completing customer sale and return transactions and soliciting new members.
Rupp House Interpretive Volunteer
The purpose of the Rupp House Interpretive Volunteer is to maintain an appropriate level of knowledge regarding the Friends of Gettysburg’s operations. Additionally, this position can be one of physical interpretation (approved re-enactors). The position will require a combination of presentation skills, oration, historical interpretation and knowledge. This position reports to the Rupp House Coordinator or designate. Duties include greeting visitors, answering questions regarding the Rupp House displays and history and providing approved presentations to the general public.
Data Entry & Clerical Volunteer
The purpose of the Data Entry / Clerical Volunteer is one of office tasks, data entry or duties clerical in nature. This position reports to the Membership Manager or designate. Duties include performing various database tasks, assembling event schedules, collating, copying and printing items.
The purpose of the Event Volunteer position is to work on site in support of one of Gettysburg Foundation’s special events. This position reports to the Member Events Manager or designate. Duties may include setup, traffic control, table host or other duties that become available.
VOLUNTEER INTEREST SURVEY
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