Earthwork Caretaker

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site nestled on the Outer Banks of North Carolina seeks enthusiastic volunteers who are passionate about the NPS mission and protecting cultural resources. You will play an active role in the stabilization of the reconstructed 16th century earthen fort. The right candidates will perform routine maintenance of the structure including but not limited to:

  • Refilling holes within the earthwork
  • Reseeding and watering the entirety of the earthwork
  • Debris removal from the ditches and trenches.

About Fort Raleigh

The park visitor center holds recently renovated museum exhibits and artifacts dating to the first English settlement attempts in North America and a Freedmen's Colony during the American Civil War. Walking tours and interpretive programs are offered throughout the day and can attract crowds of 60+ visitors.

The position is flexible; however, we ask that you are a local volunteer that will be available for the remainder of the summer season. Horticultural or gardening experience is preferred.

´╗┐If this sounds like what you're looking for, feel free to reach out to learn more about this opportunity.

Start Date - 2024-07-03

End Date - 2025-07-03

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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.


The U.S. National Park Service,, 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.


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1500 Fort Raleigh RoadManteo, NC 27954







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