Volunteer Interest Information

What kind of time commitment can you make?

Several hours a week? Several hours a month? Several hours per year? Perhaps you wish only to work on certain events or activities.

Choose the activities that interest you then contact us for more infomration. Remember, NO EXPERIENCE is required. Training is provided.

Other Opportunities:

Cleaning: Regular cleaning of all areas such as kitchen & restrooms, seasonal cleaning such as windows & cleaning before & after special events.

Clerical: Filing, typing, indexing, computer data entry

Programs/Education: Plan & implement history programs, plan bus tours to historic destinations, assist teachers, assist with group presentations

Exhibits: Work with staff to plan and implement exhibits

Genealogy: Help set up & maintain research library, assist family historians

Building & Grounds: Building maintenance & minor repairs

Collection: Preservation, cleaning, preparing for proper storage, and computer cataloging of artifacts

Historical Research/Publications: Researching for exhibits, researching for publications, assisting outside researchers

Sewing: Light mending of artifacts for preservation, making curtains, table covers, or other simple fabric display projects

Fundraising: Planning & implementing new and existing fundraising events, staffing events & booh at Grange Fair, maintaining museum store inventory, selling tickets for events/raffles, helping with Apple Dumplings

Marketing/Public Relations: Promote the museum, publish newsletter, maintain website, design brochures & programs to publicize events, write press releases design advertising campaigns, work with news media

Membership Development: Plan & implement membership banquets & other activities to increase membership

Ready to volunteer?
Click here to download a Volunteer Form, fill out the application and send it to:

Penns Valley Area Historical Museum Association
PO Box 80
Aaronsburg, PA 16820

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