Work at Lewis & Clark SHS

Come work with us!

Lewis & Clark State Historic Site has posted open positions for Seasonal Conservation/Historic Preservation Workers. These positions are full-time for a 6-month term. Pay is $11 per hour. Days of the week may vary. Applications must be completed online by May 13. No paper applications will be accepted this year.
For questions on the application, contact us at Lewis & Clark SHS – (618) 251-5811.
One position will be interpretive and will include tours and work with the public to share the Lewis & Clark Story:
Two positions will be grounds and building maintenance focused:
*Please be sure to click on the Historic Sites Application when following the IDNR link.


Lewis & Clark State Historic Site is supported by dedicated volunteers that all share a passion for the Lewis & Clark story and their community. These amazing people share their talents in so many ways from historical re-enactment to welcoming visitors to assisting in the Store of Discovery.

You can find out more about volunteering by contacting us at (618) 251-5811. If you would like to volunteer with us, fill out the Volunteer Application and mail it to 1 Lewis and Clark Trail, Hartford, IL 62049 or email it to

The Lewis & Clark Society of America is dedicated to preserving the Lewis & Clark Story and supporting the Lewis & Clark State Historic Site. Society memberships go toward publishing the Society newsletter, publicizing events, and beautifying the site. Even more, the Society ensures ongoing education through the development of new interpretive materials, sponsoring of educational summer camps, and funding of major programs for school groups and the public including Education Day, Arrival Event, Departure Celebration, and hosting speakers.

Click here for more about the Lewis & Clark Society of America:

Click here for a membership form: