You are invited to become a member of our organization, and
help us in our mission to “provide support to the National
Park Service in educating the general public on the Civil
War experience 1861 - 1865 on Alcatraz Island.” As a
volunteer on Alcatraz, you will become part of the team of
Park Rangers and Parks Conservancy staff who are committed
to interpretation of the island’s history, the conservation
of its structures and resources, and the protection of the
island’s wildlife. You will be able to give tours of the
underground citadel, the “secret tunnel”, and the chapel.
With training you can do Civil War program tours and cannon
drills, and you will meet people from all over the world who
want to hear the history of Alcatraz.
Memberships run from January to December. Please fill out
the membership application and mail to the address at the
top of the application.
Your dues also go toward providing uniforms for volunteers
on Alcatraz, maintaining the howitzer cannon on the island,
and expenses related to the Living History Days on Alcatraz
twice a year. We also: