Become a Volunteer

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Volunteer Opportunities at Stevens County Historical Society & Museum

The Stevens County Historical Society would not exist as we know it without our faithful volunteers. Reasons to volunteer at SCHS include a wide choice of long term, short term and seasonal volunteer opportunities in all aspects of our organization are available. By volunteering you can 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
  • Hand stitching garment labels
  • Scanning & indexing photo collection
  • Scanning & indexing archival documents
  • Photographing artifacts
  • Data Entry
  • Cemetery Project Updates
  • Stevens County Newspaper Indexing
  • Transcribing archival records

 Research Projects

  • Vietnam War
  • History of the Historical Society
  • Family History Research Request
  • Topical History Research Requests
  • History of Stevens County Updates
  • Men & Women of the Land
  • Hunting & Fishing

Membership & Guest Services

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

High Tea Committee

  • Planning menu that corresponds with current event
  • Preparing the menu
  • Setup and Serving food

Publications Committee

  • Keeping brochures stocked
  • History of Stevens County update
  • Ida Hancock Project
  • Database of Businesses in Stevens County Project
  • Digitizing Prairie Outlook Archive
  • Digitizing and Indexing archival records

A list of volunteer opportunities and a copy of our volunteer application is available at the museum, by calling 320.589.1719 or email info@stevenshistorymuseum.com



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