Billings Farm & Museum offers a variety of volunteer opportunities from assisting our archives and collections staff to helping Billings Farm & Museum provide a uniquely educational experience for schoolchildren and visitors alike. Volunteers will support the education programs and meet and greet our guests, lead the hands on crafts activities and assist at special events. Training will be provided.
Are you a history buff who loves researching and using primary sources? If so, you may enjoy volunteering regularly in our extensive archives. Duties include assisting the Archives and Collections Specialist in organizing, rehousing, and cataloguing archive material and helping with special projects and research.
Arts and Crafts Volunteer
This position is perfect for creative-minded folks who love talking and working with people, especially families and children. The Arts and Crafts Volunteer facilitates existing craft projects for the public and brainstorms new site-related craft ideas.
Collections & Exhibitions Volunteer
For those interested in history, antiques, or behind-the-scenes aspects of museum work, the Collections & Exhibitions Volunteer position offers many exciting opportunities. Under the supervision of the Collections Manager, Volunteers assist with inventorying, rehousing, and maintaining collections. They may also clean exhibitions and help with installation and deinstallation as necessary.
If you have a green thumb and love talking about your garden with others, you might be interested in volunteering in our Education Garden. We are looking for people to help keep the garden looking and producing its best.
The Education Volunteer position is great for anyone who loves teaching and working with people. Education Volunteers are in charge of staffing fun and dynamic “pop-up” activity stations for our guests as well as engaging visitors in our new education space.
Special Events Volunteer
For flexible, go-with-the flow types, the Special Events Volunteer position offers the opportunity to help out in a variety of ways on some of the most exciting days at Billings Farm & Museum.
All volunteers receive
Free ice cream during their shifts and much more…!
Opportunities are also available for junior volunteers for ages 11-18.
Please complete and submit the volunteer application form below. For further questions please contact Alec Fannin, Schedule & Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 802-457-5315.