Jobs, Internships & Volunteering Opportunities

Washington, DC Area Volunteer Opportunities at the National Archives and Records Administration

Frequently Asked Questions

May I volunteer at both buildings in the Washington, DC, area?

  • Yes! Complete only one application and send it to the location you would like to spend most of your time at. Discuss the options during the interview.

Are there other ways to get involved as a volunteer?

  • Yes! The National Archives Volunteer Association (NAVA) can use help on the board and on its committees that organize tours, programs, and special events.

Will I have to go through a background check?

  • Yes! The National Archives is a Federal agency.

What is the minimum age for volunteering?

  • 16