We are now seeking in-person volunteers!

We are so excited to welcome back all our returning volunteers and provide new and exciting opportunities for more volunteers at SHS. We missed you and we need you now more than ever!

COVID-19 protocols are still in place to protect all volunteers, staff, and guests at SHS. To learn more about these protocols, please visit our re-opening information.

Why volunteer for the Shaker Historical Society?

Volunteering for the Shaker Historical Society is a great way to give back to your local historical society and community! We have lots of diverse volunteer opportunities available throughout the year. You can come and go as you please without any formal commitment! However to sweeten the deal, volunteers with over 10 logged hours receive discounted membership rates, exclusive Spirit Tree Gift Shop discount of 10% off all merchandise, and first dibs on SHS workshops and programming.

Please keep an eye out on your volunteer newsletter for upcoming opportunities! ALL OPPORTUNITIES AND EVENTS WILL BE SHARED VIA EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE.

Below is a short list of volunteer opportunities:

  • Library

  • Archives/Collections

  • Docent/Gallery Attendant

  • Adult Group Tour Guide

  • School Group Tour Guide

  • Virtual Group Tour Guide

  • Transcription

  • Translation (all languages from English)

  • Gift Shop Attendant/Merchandiser

  • Gardens and Grounds

  • Advancement and Fundraising

  • Bike Shaker Tour Leader

  • School Age Educators

  • Large Events- general help

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.

Ready to sign up?

Click the button below to fill out the volunteer form to be added to our incredible group of SHS volunteers!