Volunteer Opportunities

There are a variety of ways to volunteer with the C&O Canal Trust and the C&O Canal National Historical Park.

Park After Dark

We need volunteers to help us make our Park After Dark fundraiser a success! Sign up here!

We need: greeters, servers, busers, camp fire attendants, help setting up and cleaning up. Student Service Learning hours are available and dinner will be provided on Saturday evening.

Dates to volunteer: Friday, September 18, Saturday, September 19, and Sunday, September 20.

Canal Pride

Canal Pride Days are events where volunteers can assist in cleaning up the Park. Check back this spring to sign up.


The C&O Canal National Park Service has over 4,000 volunteers who help care for the Park. Learn more here.