Volunteer Opportunities

 

There are many opportunities for volunteers at our museums in Lafayette and McMinnville.  If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please click here: Volunteer Application and mail the completed application to: Volunteer Coordinator, Yamhill County Historical Society, PO Box 484, Lafayette, OR 97127, or email it to volunteercoordinator@yamhillcountyhistory.org. If you have questions, please call 503.864.2308!

 Volunteer opportunities include: 

  1. Docent: (Greet the public, protect the exhibits, and provide security in the Museum.) 
  2. Processing of Artifacts: Accessioning, Cataloging and Preservation 
  3. Education Programs: (Covered Wagon Program and curriculum development.)
  4. Events: (Set up and clean up for events, staffing booths, etc.)
  5. Library / Archive / Research: (Assist patrons with research questions, filing and special research projects for exhibits work.
  6. Maintenance: (Keep the displays and exhibits in the Museum clean and in good repair, assist with after event clean up and other duties relating to the upkeep of the Museum.)
  7. Administration: (data entry, correspondence, filing, etc.)  
  8. Marketing: (Photography, brochure work, website development, writing articles for the Westside newsletter, promotional material for special events, and public speaking duties.)
  9. Restoration: (Requires special technical knowledge to work on agriculture and other equipment belonging to the Society’s Permanent Collection. 

Additional opportunities:

  1. Board of Directors: (The Society seeks to always have a pool of potential candidates from which to choose new directors)

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please click here: Volunteer Application. Mail the completed application to: Volunteer Coordinator, Yamhill County Historical Society, PO Box 484, Lafayette, OR 97127, or email it to volunteercoordinator@yamhillcountyhistory.org.

If you have questions, please call 503.864.2308!

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