National Park Service - Independence Day at Frederick Douglass's Cedar Hill

Published

06/20/2018

Start Date

07/04/2018

End Date

07/04/2018

Duration

One-time only

Address

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
1411 W. Street
Washington
DC
20020
United States

Description

The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site will be hosting an Independence Day celebration that includes lawn games, face painting, storytelling, musical performances, tours of the Douglass home, and a re-enactment of Douglass’ famous speech “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” Food will be available on site for purchase. Visitors and volunteers are welcome to bring blankets and picnic on the lawn. This is a social event!


Volunteers are needed to:

·       greet visitors

·       assist with tours, lawn games and other activities

·       provide site and program information


Volunteers will be scheduled for a 2 1/2 to 3-1/2 hour shift

·       9:30 am-1 pm

·       12:30 pm-3:30 pm

·       3 pm – 6:30 pm

·       6 pm – 8:30 pm


Volunteers can work more than one shift. Volunteer service at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site fulfills student community service project requirements.

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

delphine_gross@nps.gov
http://go.nps.gov/frdo

Please call or email Delphine Gross at 202-426-5961 or delphine_gross@nps.gov for further info.


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