All Fort Smith area locals are invited to attend the 5th Annual Fort Smith Volunteer Fair. This event will include two dozen local historic and natural sites as well as volunteer organizations throughout the Fort Smith area. Interested volunteers will have a chance to see all the local sites that they could become a part of. These volunteer positions include anything from staffing front desks, to grounds maintenance, to giving tours. Come on out and see what position best fits you and your talents. It is a great chance to build your resume, share your skills, make new friends, and strengthen your community.

Organizations include: Fort Smith National Historic Site, Fort Smith Museum of History, Miss Laura’s Visitor Center, U.S. Marshal’s Museum, Janet Huckabee Nature Center, Fort Smith Trolley Museum, Clayton House, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, Chaffee Crossing, Drennon-Scott House, Fort Smith Parks and Recreation, Chaffee Crossing, RSVP, Spiro Mounds Archeological Center, Devil’s Den State Park, Sequoyah’s Cabin, Girl Scouts, Ronald McDonald House, Mercy Hospice, United Way, Van Buren Visitor Center, Civil Air Patrol: US Airforce Auxiliary, Crisis Intervention Center, STEPS and Family Resource Center, and Project Compassion.

Fort Smith Mayor Sandy Sanders will be giving a speech on the importance of Volunteerism in Fort Smith at 10:00am.

Free burgers, chips, and a drink will be available from 11:00am to 1:00pm thanks to First National Bank.

For more information contact Cody Faber at the Fort Smith National Historic Site at 479-226-3727 or