Volunteer Opportunities

Love history? Looking to get involved in your community? Have a special skill or area of knowledge? Share your talents! Whatever your available time commitment – short or long term – we have a place for you!

It can be hard to find time to volunteer given our busy lives, but the benefits of volunteering are worth the effort – volunteering not only helps the Society fulfill our Mission, but connects you with others, helps build community ties, looks good on a resume, and can be fun!


Collections Management: works with the Curator and Librarian to manage the Society’s collection of historical materials per the policies adopted by the Board of Directors.

Development: responsible for setting financial goals, suggesting fund raising activities, applying for grants, and contacting corporations for donations. Works closely with each fundraising event Chairman, the Social Media/Marketing Committee, and the Finance Committee.

Education: responsible for planning educational, and/or social programs for the year for children and adults.

Membership: responsible for maintaining up to date records of membership in the Society, collecting dues, and soliciting new members for the Society.

Building and Grounds: responsible for developing an annual plan for the improvement, repair, and maintenance of the buildings and land owned by the Society and oversees all work for improvements, gardening, and spring cleaning. Committee members may be called upon to respond in an emergency.

Social Media/Marketing: assists with online and social media presence. Responsible for publicizing the various programs and events throughout the year through various channels of communication.

Museum Educators

Museum Educators share their enthusiasm for the history of Shelton by leading school-aged and adult groups through the History Center and telling stories that make visits exciting experiences. The program provides continuing education and service opportunities for interested community members who generously donate their time.

Community Service

Opportunities for students and others who need to perform community service hours whether for school, church, Scout, or other requirements. Must be arranged in advance.

Ask us about other opportunities for Event Volunteers and Scout projects.

Volunteer Form