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246 Old Walt Whitman RoadHuntington, NY 11746


Do you enjoy meeting new people? Are you an expressive and enthusiastic storyteller? Want a rewarding volunteer experience? Be a part of a non-profit organization dedicated to Walt Whitman's legacy as a tour guide!

Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently seeking volunteer tour guides all year round. The position involves conducting visitor tours in Walt Whitman's historic birthplace house and the center's historical exhibits. Must be comfortable communicating and working with public. Previous experience as a guide or docent is desirable but not necessary. Training is provided on a weekend, and schedules are flexible. Please email for more information.

Fall Internships

High school seniors, college students, and recent graduates are invited to inquire about (unpaid) internships as a tour guide. A resume is required by email to with the subject line "Walt Whitman Internship". We welcome all majors and English and History majors are highly encouraged to apply.


Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Serve a minimum number of hours each month
  • Basic computer skills
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