Become a Volunteer

 

Volunteer Opportunities at SCHS

The Stevens County Historical Society would not exist without our faithful volunteers. SCHS offers the choice of long term, short term, and seasonal volunteer opportunities in all aspects of our organization. Volunteers help Make History Come Alive for our diverse audience. You will also enable our part-time and volunteer staff to host regionally renowned events and exhibit openings.

Current Volunteer Activities Include:

Collection Care

  • Padded hangers for textile collection
  • Scanning & indexing photo collection
  • Scanning & indexing archival documents
  • Photographing artifacts
  • Data entry
  • Cemetery Project updates
  • Stevens County newspaper indexing
  • Transcribing archival records

Research Projects

  • History of the Historical Society
  • Genealogical/Family history research requests
  • Topical history research requests
  • History of Stevens County updates
  • Men & Women of the Land

Membership & Guest Services

  • Keep brochures copied and folded
  • Help with newsletter mailings
  • Answering phones
  • Greeting guests and giving tours
  • Holiday Open House preparation
  • Annual Meeting preparation

High Tea Committee

  • Plan menu that corresponds with current event
  • Preparing the menu
  • Setup and serving food

Publications Committee

  • Keep brochures stocked
  • History of Stevens County update
  • Database of Businesses in Stevens County Project
  • Digitizing Prairie Outlook archive
  • Digitize and index archival records

A list of volunteer opportunities and a copy of our volunteer application are available at the museum. If you have any questions, please call 320.589.1719 or email info@stevenshistorymuseum.com



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