Grounds, trails, picnic area & playground are open daily from dawn to dusk. Exhibits, gift shop & historic programming open every Saturday from 10am to 5pm,

Additional tours/field trips/programs/library/genealogy by appointment year round.

For more information, please contact us at info@cimlg.org or call at 717-328-2800.

Volunteer at The Conococheague Institute!

Volunteer at CI

Volunteers at CI

Since its inception, the Conococheague Institute has prospered thanks to the dedication of its volunteer corp. From Research, Event Planning, Educational Programming, and Grounds Maintenance the time and expertise of Volunteers have been greatly appreciated.

As we continue to grow in size, we will be accepting Volunteers in new and varied roles, and you could be a part of it.

Requirements for Volunteering may vary based on position and need, but we are an equal opportunities organization and as such do not discriminate against applicants of any race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

For more information look through the Volunteer Roles in their subpages that are currently available and find the position that suits you!

And fill out this quick Google Form to be entered into our volunteer database and be contacted by us.

Living History Volunteer Training - Rewatchable at any time on YouTube

Our 2022 Living History Volunteer Training has concluded.. As the majority of our volunteers have shown interest in the public history at CI, and as it is so important to our mission to educate and interpret to visitors, this years training was more focused on Living History, our interpretive mission, the different programs and themes we focus on, requirements, and further resources to develop in this field.

The recording of the training will available here for those who missed out or want to watch it for a refresher.

Contact info@cimlg.org for more information.

2021 Overview Volunteer Training - Archived

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To Volunteer at CI and be certified please take the following steps.

  1. Be a Member in good standing
  2. Read and Sign the Volunteer Manual and return to visit@cimlg.org
  3. Fill out this quick Google Form which lets us find out your interests and availability.
  4. Provide CI appropriate Background checks required by PA law (or contact us to have it done on your behalf)
  5. Request additional documentation from CI on specific volunteer roles (Historic program outlines, Interpretive Standards etc)
  6. Co-ordinate with CI to volunteer and shadow a staff member or Certified Volunteer in on site training

Thank you for your support. For more questions contact info@cimlg.org with the Subject Line "Volunteering"