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The NRA is dedicated to protecting the Second Amendment and your rights as American citizens. By doing so, we can ensure the future of the shooting sports, hunting, self-dense, and the sportsman lifestyle. However, we cannot do this without you. There are many opportunities to volunteer with with our educational and training programs as well as support the fight to protect the Second Amendment. Explore the opportunities below and get involved in supporting the NRA in your community.

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Share Your Story

The NRA invites you to please share your stories of shooting, hunting, fishing and camping to inspire others

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Grassroots Action

Your active participation in important grassroots programs is vital to ensure pro-Second Amendment lawmakers are elected to office

Volunteer For NRA

Your service plays an integral role at the National Rifle Association. Without your support we would not be able to continue the legacy of the shooting sports and defending our American rights and freedom. Whether it is a competition, community program or grassroots activism — we encourage you to be involved and continue spreading the word!

Get Involved Locally

Election Day will be here before you know it. For us to ensure pro-Second Amendment lawmakers are elected to office, we need your active participation in these important grassroots programs RIGHT NOW!

Volunteer At The Great American Outdoor Show

The Great American Outdoor Show is a nine day event celebrating hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions that are treasured by millions of Americans and their families. Click here to learn more about how you can volunteer for this event!

Institute for Legislative Action

The Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the lobbying arm of the NRA. Established in 1975, ILA is committed to preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Volunteer at the NRA Whittington Center

Volunteer and help bring the joy of the shooting sports to more of our fellow citizens. If you would like to volunteer for a specific event or know when you are going to be in the area, submit a Volunteer Application as soon as you have the dates. If your application is accepted, we'll give you a call and let you know if we have rooms available at no charge. You'll need to provide your own transportation and meals, but we have great dining facilities available.

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