Whether or not you are a member, we welcome volunteers ages 14 and up, including many enthusiastic Senior Citizens. We have volunteer opportunities that fit your interests and availability.


Volunteer Opportunities

We welcome youth and adult volunteers to assist us with the many activities happening at Fort Ancient! Groups are often involved in trail maintenance and other grounds keeping activities, while individual volunteers assist with educational programming and keeping the museum sparkling clean. Join us and share your time and talents!

If you are interested in volunteering, or have any questions regarding volunteerism at Fort Ancient please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Background Check Information

Volunteers and interns that reside outside of Central Ohio can get a background check done at their nearest background check location and will be reimbursed promptly, with proper documentation.

We are able to accept background check results from outside establishments, only if it was conducted within the last 2 months. Background checks completed for another organization will NOT be reimbursed by the Ohio History Connection.

Please see below for the process. If you have any questions, please contact the Volunteer Office.

For Fort Ancient Earthworks & Nature Preserve:

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Submit results to Ohio History Center Volunteer Office

Mail to:

Danielle Rennick
Volunteer Office
800 East 17th Avenue
Columbus OH 43211

Fax to: 614.297.2293

Contact the Volunteer Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 614.297.2392.