About WWBA

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About WWBA
History of the Birthplace
Mission Statement
Volunteer Opportunities
Private Events at the Birthplace

Volunteer Opportunities at the Walt Whitman Birthplace

The Walt Whitman Birthplace is a NY State Historic Site on Long Island listed in the National Register of Historic Places. WWBA aims to create a greater passion for reading and writing through exhibits, tours, educational and cultural events. We are currently seeking volunteers in the positions listed below:

  • Tour Guides - part-time tour guides for one or two days a week, training and support provided. (Must be able to provide tour throughout a 2 story home.)
  • Curator Assistance – help with various projects.
  • Office/clerical assistance – Monday and/or Wednesday during the hours of 9 to 5 p.m.
  • Gardening assistance – Weekend gardening assistance is needed for site garden and lawn upkeep.
  • Tea Party Assistant - set up food and beverages. Assist with clean-up, including food, dishes and kitchen.

For information on how to volunteer at the Birthplace contact Diana Alvarez: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 631-427-5240 ext 114.