Volunteer Opportunities

Scroll through this page to find what suits you! We encourage you to apply and express your interest so that we can match you now for current openings or later when more opportunities become open. Please visit our Volunteer Page to apply, for frequently asked questions, or to get in touch with us.

Volunteer Opportunities

For Youth Under 18

NOTE: If under 16, a parent must volunteer with the student.

Youth Leadership Program 2 sessions a year (Only grades 9-12)

Science Saturdays

Summer Saturdays

Hayrides

Car Show

Invention Convention

Photography and Videography

Gardening and Floral Design

Workers’ Garden planting, watering, weeding, harvesting, and making the garden usable for our visitors, other volunteers, school groups, summer groups, and more! Schedule open and flexible 7 days a week.

Assist staff in making floral arrangements once a week.

Wreaths and Greens making in November for Holiday decorations

Groups

Groups arrange with the Volunteer Manager for a group volunteer opportunity at Hagley.  It may be outdoor gardening, helping with a special event, or something still in development.

Handwork/Creative activities

The Handwork group makes items from donated materials, sells at several events and 100% of proceeds go to Scholarship funds for school trips to Hagley for those who can’t afford it.

Help make and decorate the fresh wreaths and greens for the holiday season in November.

Assist staff in making floral arrangements once a week.

History Focus

Greet people on Workers’ Hill  

Oral History projects

Library / Museum degree or work experience

Library collections – assist with cataloging, processing, shelf reading, shelving, etc. in the Published Collections, Manuscript and Archives, or Audio Visual Digital Media areas.

Objects collection – assist with object restoration and care, photo taking, photo processing, file and document processing

Mechanical

Assist with hands-on mechanical fixing or making of exhibits or items at Hagley

Office / Administration

Work on a computer inputting information, complete mailing projects, assist with filing, copying, and a variety of office tasks.  Examples include Education, Membership, Marketing and Volunteer Offices.

Ongoing opportunities (one time per month or more)

Greeter at Workers’ Hill

Greeter at Powder Yards

Science Saturdays

Engineering Endeavors (6 weeks in a row, spring and fall)

Outdoor Roles

5K Run support – April

Maker Fest - April

Sunday Strolls – 2nd Sunday of month Spring-Fall

Summer Saturdays – June-August

Fireworks – June 2 weekend evenings

Bike, Hike, & Brews – Summer Wednesday evenings

Car Show – September usually 3rd Sunday

Hayrides – October weekends

Workers’ Garden planting, watering, weeding, harvesting, and making the garden usable for our visitors, other volunteers, school groups, summer groups, and more!

Assist with hands-on mechanical fixing or making of exhibits or items at Hagley.

Wreaths and Greens making in November for Holiday decorations.

People Interaction

Greeter at Workers’ Hill and/or Powder Yard

Membership information table at events

ALL special events (average 1 a month available) – see other lists

Education and Outreach activities in Community

Volunteer Office – learn to lead orientation/trainings

Oral History projects

Photography

Take photos of volunteers and events for social media, publications, etc.

Science Focus

Engineering Endeavors

Science Saturdays

Invention Convention

Special events – volunteer for a 3-4 hour shift at one or more of these scheduled eve

Invention Convention – January Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend

Victorine’s Valentine’s Day - February

Maker Fest – April last Saturday

5K Run support - April

Sunday Strolls – 2nd Sunday of month Spring-Fall

Summer Saturdays – June-August

Fireworks – June 2 weekend evenings

Bike, Hike, & Brews – Summer Wednesday evenings

Car Show – September usually 3rd Sunday

Hayrides – October weekends

Craft Fair – October usually 3rd weekend

Holidays at Hagley – Thanksgiving weekend

Specialty Skills

Carpentry

Language Translation

Oral History Interviews

Photography

Video

Take and/or edit video of volunteers at events

Working with Families and Children

Engineering Endeavors

Education and Outreach activities in Community

Holidays at Hagley

Science Saturdays

Summer Saturdays

Invention Convention

Victorine’s Valentine’s Day

Hayrides

Car Show

Greeter at Powder Yard and/or Workers’ Hill

Weekends

Hayrides

Workers’ Garden

Workers’ Hill

Victorine’s Valentine’s

Summer Saturday

Photogrpahy

Videography

Membership

Maker Fest

Invention Convention

Craft Fair

Greeter Powder Yard

Car Show

Fireworks

Weekdays

Wreaths and Greens making

Workers’ Garden

Workers’ Hill

Library work

Objects work

Floral Arranging

Engineering Endeavors

Education Outreach

Greeter Powder Yard

Photography

Videography

Oral History

Handwork

Office Administration

Bike Hike and Brews Wednesday Summer evenings

Seasonal Events

Seasonal spring events

            Workers’ Garden

            Maker Fest

            Engineering Endeavors

Seasonal summer events

            Workers’ Garden

            Summer Saturdays

Seasonal fall events

            Workers’ Garden

            Hayrides

            Craft Fair

            Engineering Endeavors

            Car Show

Seasonal winter events

            Wreaths and Greens making

            Victorine’s Valentine’s

            Invention Convention

            Holidays at Hagley

Year-Round Opportunities

Office Administration

Floral Arranging

Photography

Videography

Handwork Group

Library and Objects

Science Saturdays

Greeter for Power Yard and/or Workers’ Hill

Education Outreach (varies upon events)

Remote - at-home projects

Handwork

Website Work