National Archives at Seattle

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are fascinated by history, enjoy working with the public, and want a challenging, meaningful volunteer position, you too can be an Archives Volunteer!   Enthusiasm, flexibility, and an interest in sharing an appreciation for our American heritage are equally important.

Profiles of Volunteers

Our current volunteer needs:

  • Staff Aides to assist genealogical and historical researchers in the microfilm/ public access computer room, provide information about records and about genealogy search processes, help researchers use equipment, and perform research projects. This position requires a commitment of four hours per week for a minimum of one year. Our hours are 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., Monday - Friday.

How to Apply

Forward a completed application to the address or email below. Upon receipt of your application, we will contact you to see if your available times fit into our current openings.

To find out more, call, email, or write us:

National Archives and Records Administration
Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle)
Attn: Charliann Becker
6125 Sand Point Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98115-7999

Phone: (206) 336-5125