Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Minnesota Historical Society! Visit the positions below for images and more information. Sort them by category or open/filled status.
We have divided our volunteer positions into four categories:
- Specialist Team
You're a specialist who wants to contribute a specific skill or area of expertise to our volunteer team. You'll work behind the scenes with staff members on projects involving marketing, grants research, website development, digitization, writing, historical research, carpentry, sewing, photography or other professional, skills-based activities.
- People Team
You're the face of MNHS! You enjoy interacting with people and have great customer service skills. You may use your people talents as a museum greeter, History Hijinx craft facilitator, baking lab volunteer, survey assistant, library registration desk assistant or other positions focused on serving the museum's visitors.
- Project Team
You want to help out where you are most needed. You'll play a core service role on one-time or short-term projects, such as events, craft prep work, office work, data entry, digitization, and mailings.
- Student Volunteers
Volunteer postings under this category have been specifically designated as being a great opportunity for students 14 years and older.
|Collections Processing Volunteer||Charles Lindbergh House and Museum||Filled||Specialist Team|
|Field Trip Greeter||Historic Fort Snelling||Filled||People Team|
|Garden Associate||Oliver Kelley Farm||Filled||People Team|
|Garden Associate||Historic Fort Snelling||Filled||Specialist Team|
|Garden Volunteer||Charles Lindbergh House and Museum||Filled||People Team|
|Golf Cart Driver||Jeffers Petroglyphs||Filled||People Team|
|Golf Cart Driver||Historic Fort Snelling||Filled||People Team|
|Guest Services Ambassador||Historic Fort Snelling||Filled||People Team|
|Historic Fort Snelling Fifes and Drums||Historic Fort Snelling||Filled||Specialist Team, People Team, Student Volunteers|
|History Day Judge||Filled||People Team, Project Team|
|Invasive Plant Species Removal - Group Volunteers||Jeffers Petroglyphs||Filled||Project Team|
|Museum Assistant at the Atlatl Range||Jeffers Petroglyphs||Filled||People Team|
|Museum Assistant Flint Knapping||Jeffers Petroglyphs||Filled||People Team|
|Museum Assistant Prairie Specialist||Jeffers Petroglyphs||Filled||People Team|
|Museum Assistant, Sherlock Holmes Exhibition||Minnesota History Center||Filled||People Team|
|Museum Gallery Assistant||Mill City Museum||Filled||People Team|
|Outdoor Program Support Volunteer||Charles Lindbergh House and Museum||Filled||People Team|
|School Programs Greeter||Minnesota History Center||Filled||People Team|
|Special Events Assistant||Historic Fort Snelling||Filled||Specialist Team, People Team, Project Team|
|Trail Support Volunteer||Charles Lindbergh House and Museum||Filled||Project Team|
|Visitor Experience Host||Split Rock Lighthouse||Filled||People Team|
|Visitor Services Specialist||Oliver Kelley Farm||Filled||People Team|