Volunteer Opportunities

Join Us – Get Involved – Volunteer!

If you have a curiosity about the past and are looking for a way to share the joy of discovery with others, then volunteering at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM) is for you.

You are invited to join us as we strive to preserve, interpret and present Maryland’s remarkable history to all who visit JPPM. There are many ways to volunteer, including the areas below:


Indian Village 
Education Programs
Point Farm Garden Restoration
Horticulture Programs
Scout / Eagle Scout Opportunities

Trails Maintenance​
FAQs of Archaeology Exhibit
Visitor Center and Gift Shop
Administrative Support
Events & Outreach
Intern Opportunities

Current Volunteers

Potential Volunteers


For information about volunteering, please email our Outreach Coordinator Alice Merkel ​at ​alice.merkel​@maryland.gov.    

​Feel free to fill out a ​ Volunteer App​lica​tion​ ​​​to help us match you with an upcoming volunteer opportunity! ​​



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