ALERT: The Taneytown Road Entrance to the Museum & Visitor Center is closed for rehabilitation. Detour is in place to enter at the Baltimore Pike Entrance. Learn more. Temporary parking is now in effect. View new parking information and map. Allow additional time to navigate from parking lots to the building.

ALERT: Little Round Top is now closed to all visitation for rehabilitation. Learn more.


Volunteers have always answered the call at Gettysburg.

We hope you will too.

Volunteers are at the center of what we do – supporting the National Park Service in preserving Gettysburg National Military Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site, while educating the public about their significance.

We’re calling on you. From office work and event management to guest services and gardening, you and your talents have a place with the Gettysburg Foundation.

You have a passion for service and a commitment to preserving this hallowed ground. We have a need for volunteers like you.

Answer the call. Volunteer today.

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Volunteer Positions

Friends Desk

Located in the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, you'll share news of upcoming projects and events, provide membership information, answer questions and serve as an ambassador.

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Visitor Services 

Volunteers enhance the guest experience by warmly greeting our visitors upon their arrival for special events and assisting them throughout the building during their visit.

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Children of Gettysburg 1863

Volunteers answer questions, engage in storytelling and assist visitors of all ages through their exploration of the interactive adventure for young historians and Gettysburg's most family-friendly children's history museum, Children of Gettysburg 1863.

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Ticket to the Past - Unforgettable Journeys

Volunteers graciously give their time in the historic Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad StationTM assisting staff greet visitors and help guests navigate through Gettysburg’s first virtual reality experience.

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Event Services

Special occasions require extraordinary volunteers. Volunteers help ensure events run smoothly and eloquently at any number of Gettysburg Foundation venues. As a volunteer, you may assist with setup, traffic control, host a table or take on other responsibilities.

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Sherfy Garden

Fresh opportunities for meaningful service. Working with students from Gettysburg College, you'll help plan, plant, maintain and harvest the vegetable garden at the Sherfy Farm. The garden annually provides 1,000 pounds of food to Gettysburg College's Campus Kitchen and local food pantries.

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George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital

Spend some time outdoors on the farm. Volunteers welcome visitors to the historic site, provide a general overview of the property and assist the Gettysburg Foundation staff with interpretive programming.

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Give Your Time

To find out how you can volunteer your skills, talents and time, contact us.



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Be part of history.