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Volunteer

Our volunteers are the backbone of the Museum. We could not open our doors to the public without their gift of time, energy, and creativity. We have many different kinds of opportunities available. Below are some of the main ones…

Thank you for your interest in becoming a  volunteer with the Dartmouth Heritage Museum. We have many different volunteer opportunities with a variety of participation genres and levels, varying from season to season. Some of the positions that volunteers typically help us with follow, however, if you have something else in mind please complete our application describing how you can help.

·         Artefact Cataloging & Inventories

·         Collection Research

·         Committee Support (see Committee tab on this page)

·         Community Heritage Programming

·         Craft Demonstrations

·         Event Planning & Activation

·         Front Desk/ Reception/ Gift Shop

·         Fundraising

·         Gardening/ Property Maintenance

·         Graphic Design

·         Information Technology (IT)

·         Transportation

We contact volunteer applicants as positions need to be filled so thanks in advance for your interest.

If you wish to join our team, please fill out the Volunteer Application Form and submit it to Julia Clarke, Visitor Services Officer either by email, drop off, mail, or fax.

NEW – A Quaker House Advisory Committee has recently been formed. Anyone interested in learning more should contact the Executive Director.

Collections Management Committee

This Committee is responsible for the artifacts and archives in the collection.  Through policy setting, accessioning/deaccessioning items into or out of the collection, the committee ensures that the mandate of the museum is being met through integration and maintenance of appropriate material in the collection.  The Committee consists of many different kinds of people, some archivists, some historians, some curators, and others who would be able to offer particular expertise on areas of the collection.

Volunteer Committee

The Volunteer Committee activity encourages, recruits, and manages the volunteer activities at the Dartmouth Heritage Museum through communication, training, recognition of efforts and volunteer management.

Personnel Committee

The Personnel Committee ensures that human resource issues and policy surrounding personnel are up to date and carried out in a professional and caring manner.

Fundraising Committee

The Fundraising Committee coordinates all fundraising activities in the Museum.  Although they may not run the individual events, they are the ones that set the scope for the event coordinators.

Promotions/Marketing Committee

This Committee takes on the marketing and promotion of the Museum through new marketing direction, the formation of new marketing materials, and manning of booths at different events throughout the year.

If you would like to volunteer to help us, please submit the following application form. It can be downloaded and mailed, faxed, scanned and emailed, or dropped off to Evergreen House. Thanks for the consideration!