Volunteer Opportunities

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.
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Position Location Status Category
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