Volunteer with EJF
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 Staff Archaeologist Melissa Timo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-764-1147 for additional requirements and parental consent forms.
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.
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.
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.
Become a Member
- - Free or reduced access to special events
- - Member Days and special tour days at the Berry Site
- - Hands-on archaeology labs at the Wall Center
- - Community Days at the Catawba Meadows Living History Center
- - Academic presentations by experts in the field