Throughout the year, Fort New Salem welcomes the public to participate in volunteer work days. These workdays are a time when significant amounts of work are accomplished. If your group or organization would like to pitch in and participate, please contact us today.
Recent work day participants include Dominion, The Salem Volunteer Fire Department, West Union Bank, Miracle Meadows, Energy Express, Upward Bound and Boy Scout Troop 40.
Our next scheduled work days are:
Saturday April 13 9 - 1
Sunday April 14 1 - 5
These dates are subject to change and weather dependent. Please check back
for changes. You may also follow us on twitter for notifications about any
changes and the Fort in general.
Weather permitting, the work will begin at the scheduled time. Material and
tools will be provided by the foundation. Call or e-mail if you have any
Skilled Labor Needed
Much of the work needed at Fort New Salem requires only general labor. With
minimal instruction, anyone can do the job! However, there is a need for
volunteers with certain technical skill sets. Some of the help we need includes:
Obtaining volunteer or in-kind
services allows us to maximize our spending and focus our budget on major
projects. If you would like to give back to your community and, at the same
time, help preserve our history, please consider volunteering with us!