Welcoming Volunteers!

Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Love the Newburgh Museum? Want to make new friends? Then consider becoming a docent or volunteer!

All Docents must be 18+ years old and pass a criminal background check. Younger than 18 years? Join us as a Volunteer!

  • Docents –

    • Lead tours and educational programs for children and adults
    • Learn more about the Museum’s collections
    • Have access to special learning opportunities
    • Make life-long friends
    • No experience in education is necessary
    • All Docents receive comprehensive training before leading their first tour.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Assist visitors to museum one business day per month on a Fri or Sat 11 am–3pm  (4 or 2 hr shift)
    • Assist with annual Elementary School tours in fall and spring.
    • Assist periodically with small adult group tours to museum.
    • Assist with various fundraising events (Antique Market, Yard Sale, Golf Scramble).
    • Help set up/tear down exhibits
    • Help with occasional light cleaning of museum display cases
    • Carpenter work and artistic arrangement of exhibits
  • Volunteers –

    Help with events: setup, during and after

    Event List:

    • Speaking Series – 1st Sunday of each month, 1-3pm from March – November
    • Nights at the Newburgh Museum – Bi-weekly Thursdays 7-9pm from May – August
    • Community Yard Sale – June 13-15, 2024
    • Victorian Christmas Tea – July 13, 2024
    • Christkindlmarkt – November 23, 2024

Interested? Fill out the form below, or email director@newburghmuseum.org.

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