Jobs, Internships & Volunteering Opportunities

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

How to Become a NARA Volunteer

If you are 16 and older and decide to become a volunteer, you can expect to go through the following process:

  1. Complete a volunteer application
  2. Participate in an interview with the volunteer program coordinator
  3. Attend a 16-hour volunteer orientation course over 4 days
  4. Complete an online personal and professional history form for a background check
  5. Provide two forms of ID in order to obtain a NARA badge and access card