Library Volunteer organizing our Research Library stacks.

The Museum welcomes anyone interested in becoming a volunteer.

To volunteer:

  1. Download and complete the Volunteer Application Form (PDF).
  2. Open email and attach the completed form.
  3. Email form to: volunteer@washingtoncountymuseum.org

Volunteer Opportunities

There are lots of ways to get involved at the museum. If you like working with people and have a desire to be part of a growing organization, volunteering at the Washington County Museum might be for you.

We are currently recruiting for:

Application Reviews: Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis. You can expect to be contacted by our Volunteer Manager within 30 days of your application to discuss your interests and training schedule.

Training: Sessions are offered 2-3 times per year as needed.

Volunteer Positions

From time to time we have other volunteer opportunities available. While the following positions may not be open, for reference, these are descriptions of all our volunteer positions. We will announce open positions as they become available at the Washington County Museum.

  • Visitor Services Volunteers are ambassadors for our Museum by greeting guests at the front desk, selling admissions, ringing gift shop purchases and talking knowledgeably about our organization and membership opportunities.
  • Exhibit Hall Interpreters provide the personalized experiences and perspectives that make museum trips memorable and meaningful for our visitors.
  • Special Event Volunteers help with a number of special events throughout the year, including: Family Saturdays, Crossroads lectures, evening events and community programs.
  • Transcription Volunteers will work with the Folklife Coordinator to transcribe oral histories collected in the county to add to the Museum’s collections.
  • Artifact/Archive Collection Maintenance will work with the Collections Manager to catalog and inventory collections materials, photographs and artifacts within the Museum.
  • Research Assistants (Library) are interested in researching potential candidates and conducting local oral history interviews that will become part of the Museum’s archive collection.

Volunteer Membership

Active volunteers are eligible for special Museum membership levels by invitation only.

Volunteer Membership Levels