Become an EJF Volunteer

The reason EJF can continue to offer stellar programming is our wonderful pool of volunteers.  If you are interested in sharing your skills, background, or interest, we encourage you to apply!  Volunteering is an excellent way to explore the local community, meet new people, learn interesting skills, and delve into the world of Western North Carolina archaeology.

Volunteer positions are available year-round; apply today!  Acceptance into the volunteer program is contingent upon successful application and interview.

Are you under 18 and interested in becoming an EJF Volunteer?  Contact EJF at for additional requirements and parental consent forms.

Volunteer Opportunities:

EJF Ambassador Program

Catawba Meadows Living History Village Docent and/or Traveling Community Spokesperson

Share EJF’s message and story. Ambassadors will receive training to give informal tours on Saturdays at our Catawba Meadows Park location or to give 10–15-minute presentations to community groups. Some area travel possible.

Events and Programming

Youth Programming Assistant, Event Volunteer, Educator Workshop Assistant, Program and Curriculum Prep Help

Help EJF staff prepare for and deliver our quality programming.  Facilitate activities with school groups, prepare activity kits, staff information tables, help write lesson plans and curricula, assist with workshops, etc. Some area travel possible.

Office Support

Volunteers for data entry, filing, assembling promotional packages and organizing, EJF Committee Assistant

Help EJF keep the cogs moving by completing vital behind-the-scenes work at the Wall Center.

Maintenance and Beautification

Landscapers, Handymen, Painters, Gardeners, Construction Experts

Do you like to tinker or repair?  Do you have a green thumb? Come help us keep our Wall Center and Catawba Meadows locations in top shape.

Special Skill

Photographers and Videographers, Artists, Second Language Interpreters (ex. Spanish, ASL), Drone Enthusiasts, Primitive Skills Experts, Production and Design Gurus, Event Planners, Graphic Designers, Crafters, Actors and Reenactors

Do you have an interesting skill that you like to apply in interesting ways? EJF might be the place for you to try something new.

Please note:  All volunteers will be screened. Volunteers choosing to work with minors will undergo a complete background check.

To apply, please fill out the online form with through the link below, or download and print the paper form and mail it to us.  If you are under 18 you must submit the paper form signed by your parent or guardian.

Application Link