Are you interested in volunteering your time and skill at the Apple River Fort?
Would you like to join our ​​volunteer corps? The Fort welcomes new volunteers who are always willing to learn and enjoy working with the public. Here you can use your special talents in fun and exciting ways. Whether you are passionate about history or just want to dedicate your time to help in keeping this special site alive, there is a place for you here at the Apple River Fort in our volunteer ranks.

Volunteers bring life to the Fort! Some faithfully volunteer many of their weekends at the Apple River Fort, sharing its unique story through our living history program. Others dedicate their time behind the scenes in historical research, crafting hand sewn clothing or working to improve the Fort site. 

Volunteer Job Opportunities 

Living History Interpretation

Hand Sewing & Period Clothing Repair

Historical Research

Interpretive Center & Office Duties​​​​​​​

Maintenance & Grounds
Download and complete the Volunteer Information Form and mail it to:
Apple River Fort SHS
311 E. Myrtle St.
Elizabeth, Illinois 61028

or drop your form off in person at the Apple River Fort Interpretive Center​​​​​