Old Fort Johnson

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Volunteering at Old Fort Johnson is a great way to get involved, meet interesting people and have a lot of fun. 


Events and programs at Old Fort Johnson are successful because of our wonderful volunteers.  We hope that you’ll become a part of our community here at the Old Fort.


Here’s a list of just some of the ways that you can help:


Garden Volunteers

 Weed garden beds

 Maintain gardens during growing season

 Help with spring and fall clean up

School Group Volunteers

 Demonstrate or lead a group activity.


                 Candle making

                 Toys and Games

                 Fort Tours

Tea Volunteers

 Bake cookies

 Make tea sandwiches

 Prepare tea

 Prepare tea plates

 Clean up

Event Volunteers

 Set up and break down

 Membership table


 Gift Shop/Cash Register

 Floor monitors

 Take photos



 Present a program

 Help decorate for events

Docent Volunteers

 Give tours of the Old Fort

 Answer questions at events

 Assist with group tours


Craft Volunteers

Make items for gift shop

                  Package tea

                  Make jewelry

                  Make gift baskets

General Volunteers

 Help with mailings


 Man table at off-site events

Get Involved!

We have many ways to help to make Old Fort Johnson a continuing success.

  • Docent/Tour Guide
  • Gardens and Grounds Helper
  • Guest Speaker
  • Event Volunteer

Tell us what you would like to do at the Fort?

Don't worry about your skill level. We offer individualized training, that will fit your schedule.

Just fill in this form, and you are on your way to a rewarding and historic contribution. 

Oh, did we mention how much fun you will have, interacting with our staff of Volunteers and Trustee members!

Thank you for contacting us. We will get back to you as soon as possible
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