Volunteering for the Shaker Historical Society is a great way to give back to your local historical society and community! We have diverse volunteer opportunities available throughout the year. You can come and go as you please without any formal commitment!

Volunteers with over 10 hours logged receive discounted membership rates, Spirit Tree Gift Shop discount of 10% off all merchandise, and early-bird access to SHS programs and events.

All available volunteer opportunities are shared through email. Please note that some opportunities are seasonal or ad hoc.

Some potential volunteer opportunities include:

  • Adult Group Tour Guide

  • Advancement/Fundraising

  • Bike Shaker Tour Guide

  • Decorations

  • Collections

  • Docent/Gallery Attendant

  • Events

  • Gardens and Grounds

  • Library/Archives

  • School Group Tour Guide

  • Transcription

  • Translation (all languages from English)

  • Virtual Tour Guide

Above: SHS Volunteer and Shaker Dig Educator Rosemary Nemeth posing with participants from the 2020 Shaker Dig.

Above: Library and Archives Volunteer Patrice Moore working diligently in our Library and Archives' Workroom.