Save Ellis Island Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Save Ellis Island is working to preserve and restore the Ellis Island Hospital Complex while sharing the stories of the hospital with individuals from all over the world. There are twenty-nine buildings waiting to be restored and Save Ellis Island needs your help.


Save Ellis Island offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, for example,


  • Tour Guide - Take visitors on a 90-minute Hard Hat Tour through select buildings of the unrestored Ellis Island Hospital.
  • Meet and greet visitors to Ellis Island in the Immigration Museum at the Save Ellis Island Visitor Information desk.
  • Photography Tour Guide - Take photographers on a 3-hour Photography Tour through the unrestored Hospital Complex.


We offer training, a great team and a fun and educational atmosphere to work in.


History, art, preservation, education, architecture and the history of medicine all come alive at the Ellis Island Hospital complex. Share the rich past of Ellis Island through our education and public programs. Contribute your time and skills to a cause you believe in.


Volunteers can travel to Ellis Island by ferry at no charge, meet people from different cultures, do something you are passionate about. Discounts are available in the gift shops and restaurants.


We are looking for volunteers to work from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Sunday through Saturday.

Start Date - 2023-03-14

End Date - 2024-03-13

Activities include: General Assistance;Research/Librarian;Tour Guide/Interpretation;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: No Housing/Amenities Available

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Mission Statement

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

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The U.S. National Park Service, www.nps.gov, cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. We care for more than 400 national parks and help communities preserve their historic places and open spaces.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Arts & Culture, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Ellis Island National Museum of ImmigrationNew York, NY 10004

(40.70387,-74.01385)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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