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Volunteers Wanted!

Why volunteer?

  • Great co-workers & fun environment

  • Contribute to preserving the Fort 

  • Beautiful views & interesting guests

  • Flexible schedule

  • Invitation to our summer events

Friends of Fort Knox welcomes volunteers of all kinds! Below are job descriptions of positions that are always needed! 

 Interpretive Guide/Docent

Description:  This is a public education position informing visitors to Fort Knox about the Fort and general history of the Penobscot River Valley. Work includes guiding visitors on walking tours and answering questions about the Friends of Fort Knox, special events, local attractions and businesses.

 

Friends of Fort Knox will provide a tour guide manual that covers the important elements of Fort history and will provide on-the-job training. Each docent has their own specific field of interest and is encouraged to share their knowledge.

  • Greet visitors and invite on a tour

  • Provide guided tours

  • Operate two-way radio in order to contact support staff

 

 Gift Shop Staff

Description:  This position sells gifts and souvenirs related to Fort Knox, the Civil War and Maine. May includes answering questions about the Friends of Fort Knox, the history of the Fort, special events, local attractions and businesses.

  • Assist Gift Shop staff

  • Process cash and credit card transactions

  • Help fold T-shirts and keep stock in good order

  • Price stock and replace stock as needed

 

 Would like more information? Please contact us! info@fortknoxmaine.com or call 207-469-6553

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