Carroll Museum invites individuals passionate about history, education, and culture to join our revitalization efforts as a dedicated volunteer. Current opportunities are listed below.
Museum Docents: Carroll Museums is actively recruiting volunteers to lead tours of the mansion and shot tower for “drop in” visitors on Saturdays and Sundays between 12 noon and 4pm. We are seeking a minimum commitment of 4 hours per month, in 2-hour time blocks. Training is provided. Free Museum parking is available.
Program Volunteer/Intern: Carroll Museums seeks an individual passionate about education and history to help grow and maintain the museums’ educational programs. Tasks would include curriculum development, marketing, and management of on-site programs. Requirements: good written and oral communication, ability to run MS Office Suite programs, comfort with on-line outreach. Experience with teaching, outreach, and/or communications preferred. We seek a time commitment of at least 2 hours/week.
Office Volunteers: Office Volunteers are needed on a periodic basis to assist with mailings, special programs and other general office duties. Requirements: Good written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, reliability and promptness. Time commitment: approx. 5 hours/month.
Event Volunteers: Event Volunteers are needed on a periodic basis to help prepare for and run special events that support the museums. Typical events include art/exhibit openings, cocktail parties and dinners, lectures, and music concerts. Tasks include mailings, marketing, vendor solicitation, ticket sales, and logistics. Requirements: Good written and oral communication skills, excellent organizational skills, reliability and promptness. Time commitment: approx. 5 to 10 hours/month.
On-call Volunteers: On-call Volunteers are supporters familiar with Carroll Museums, its sites, and programs. They provide Carroll Museums their contact information and are “on-call” to give extra help when needed for: special tours, office operations, or special events. Requirements: good interpersonal skills, reliability, and promptness.