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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers support Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown in many ways throughout the year. Volunteers help to greet and orient museum visitors, interpret in the galleries and lead orientation tours, assist interpreters in the living history areas, help gift shop customers, provide support for special events, conduct visitor research, maintain and sail the Jamestown Settlement ships, accomplish curatorial and clerical projects, and work behind the scenes to support the museums in many other ways. Volunteer opportunities abound.

Museum Docents Will Be Needed

The Foundation will be in need of docents for both Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown when we are back in full operation!      The shifts include:

The most needed days will be Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and weekends.

A variety of docent opportunities can include:

If you are interested in volunteering with the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation when we return to full operation, please click on and complete the Volunteer Application below and return it to the address listed on the application or by emailing it to ovs.volunteer@jyf.virginia.gov.

Download the 2020 Volunteer application.

Volunteer Summer Camp Registration Now Open and Extended!

Youth can have the ability to help with summer programming. By clicking on the application below you will be able to get a chance to join! All applications can be sent to ovs.volunteer@jyf.virginia.gov.

Download the 2020 Summer Youth Application.

The Benefits!

In return for donating their time: