Be Part of Maritime History

Volunteers keep this wooden steamship operational as she nears her 100th anniversary.

Whether you are a boating enthusiast, history buff, gracious host, or just love to be out on the water, we would love to have you join our volunteer team!

If you are interested in any of the following volunteer positions, please complete our online Volunteer Application Form.

Volunteer Positions

Deck & Engineering Crew

Crew support the captain and provide safety on excursions during the regular season. Note that engineering crew double as firemen, officially called "fire water tenders." Experience is preferred but not required.



Docents conduct tours of the ship, provide event assistance, and are on hand to answer questions about the history and specifications of the Steamer Virginia V. Docents are aboard for excursions and dockside events.


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