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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1 Bowling Green3rd FloorNew York, NY 10004
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
Location of the National Archives at New York City.


Archival assistants help staff with archival projects to preserve and provide access to the records of the National Archives. They preserve and describe documents from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. They create indexes of records, arrange and describe records, and perform holdings maintenance and other vital archival projects.

Our current volunteer hours are Monday through Friday 10:00 to 5:00 and we ask potential volunteers to commit to at least 6 months of service.


Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-8 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months.

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