The Accokeek Foundation offers unique opportunities for volunteers who want to be a part of preserving the cultural history, natural resources, and agriculture of Southern Maryland.

With the support of almost 500 volunteers each year, the Foundation offers engaging and educational programs to the community.  Volunteers work alongside staff members to help steward and maintain Piscataway Park, provide event and program support, and engage the community.

Whether you just want to volunteer for the day, or are looking for a regular volunteer position, we have opportunities to fit all interests and skill levels.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to support the Accokeek Foundation's work in Piscataway Park. Check out our current volunteer positions below!

*Note: We are currently only accepting new volunteers for Stitch 'n Time club.



Livestock Care

Help care for the Accokeek Foundation's heritage breed livestock. Farmhands work alongside staff to feed animals, manage pastures, and maintain the barnyard.

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Garden Guild

Gardening & Horticulture

Tend the gardens of the National Colonial Farm! Assist agriculture staff in garden projects which include: planting, weeding, harvesting, and seed-saving.

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Stitch 'n Time Club

Textile Arts

Seeking novice and experienced fiber artists! Help process the wool from the Foundation's flock of Hog Island sheep and assist in the creating of colonial clothing for historical interpreters.

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Bluebird Monitoring

Citizen Science

Preserve the natural biodiversity of Piscataway Park by helping to monitor the Foundation's Ken Otis Bluebird Trail. Monitors track nesting data throughout the mating season and help maintain nest boxes for native cavity nesters.

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