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Volunteers contribute actively to our organization and assist in all phases of operation.  Help when you can or participate on an ongoing basis.

  • Assist at exhibition openings
    • Greet Visitors
    • Sell gift shop items
    • Assist with hospitality and refreshments
    • Take photos
  • Assist with collections and exhibitions
  • Serve as event host and/or coordinator
  • Assist with fundraising
  • Assist with publicity/public relations/marketing communications
  • Help maintain our historic grounds
  • Assist with mailings for fundraisers, meetings and special events
  • Post events and programs on monthly online calendars and social media
  • Give tours (docent)

Greeter/Gift Shop at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Greet visitors and help out in the gift shop at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum (141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT).  Located on the campus of Norwalk City Hall (125 East Avenue).  The gift shop is filled with many unique items made by local Fairfield County artists.  The Museum and gift shop are open, Wednesday through Saturday, Noon – 4pm.  Shifts are Noon-4pm, with flexibility for your schedule. We welcome both adults and high school students in this position.  Must have basic understanding in the use of an Apple iOS or Android Tablet.

Please email info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or call 203-846-0525.

Tour Guide (Docent) at Mill Hill Historic Park

Conduct visitor tours of Mill Hill Historic Park (2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT),  Sundays, 1:00-4:00pm during our open season, June through November.  We welcome both adults and high school students in this position. Training is provided.

Please email info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or call 203-846-0525.

High School Students

We offer opportunities for high school (sophomores, juniors and seniors) students throughout the year to earn community service hours.  Responsibilities vary but may entail providing administrative support, doing research, assist with the museum collections and exhibition projects, supporting marketing and communications efforts (social media, web and/or print), or assist at events.  Hours are flexible.

Please contact Diane Jellerette or call 203-846-0545

College Internships

We offer internships for college students throughout the year. Responsibilities vary but may entail doing in-depth research for a new exhibit, assist curatorial staff with the museum collections and exhibition projects, or supporting marketing and communications efforts (social media, web and/or print).  Hours are flexible.

Please contact Diane Jellerette or call 203-846-0545