Old Colony Historical Society, founded in 1853, features a vast and varied
collection of artifacts telling the story of the
There are many ways to get involved as a volunteer:
v Office volunteers process bulk mailings and complete other office projects to help the staff.
share the history of the
v Library and archival aides assist patrons with their research, and assist the staff by arranging and properly preserving printed collections materials.
v Curatorial aides help to preserve museum objects and work closely with collections.
v Hospitality aides provide information to visitors and needed security supervision at special events.† They also assist with floral and food preparation.
You can decide to choose one or more, or all of these activities.† Volunteer commitments can be made on a regular basis, or as needed by the Society.† Training is by appointment.† Please print out and send the following application.
Thank you for your interest!
If accepted as a volunteer, benefits include:
v Working with a nice group of people who share your interests
v Working closely with interesting historical collections and gaining information on the museum and library fields
v Free membership in the Society after 20 hours of volunteering per year
knowledge that you are promoting and upholding a Society with a worthy
tradition of collecting, preserving, and promoting the history of the
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Phone: ________________________________ ††††††††††††††††† What type of volunteer activities interest you?
q Library and archival
What made you decide to volunteer?† ______________________________________
Do you have any special interests or skills that you would like to share as a volunteer?
Reference names and phone numbers of previous work, volunteer, or educational supervisors: