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Get involved in your city's history! Become a volunteer with the Stamford Historical Society.


Many tasks at the Society require the able assistance of volunteers.

  • Volunteers do research and data entry work in the Marcus Research Library.
  • Volunteers manage the Photo Collection, including data entry work.
  • Volunteers work in the textile collection.
  • Volunteers manage the website and the blog.
  • Volunteers make digital records of our exhibits.
  • Volunteers staff the thrift shop.
  • Volunteers are docents for our exhibits.
  • Volunteers work with staff on educational programs for students.
  • Volunteers provide hospitality at our events.
  • Some volunteers stuff envelopes and others answer phones.

There's no question but what there are a lot of areas where volunteers are indispensable. Below are our current needs for you to click on, perhaps they match your interest and time availability.

Other opportunities:

  • Computer Maintenance
  • Collections
  • Education
  • Fund Raising/Development
  • House & Grounds
  • Hospitality
  • Hoyt-Barnum House
  • Membership
  • Programs & Special Events
  • Research Library

Jennifer Hawthorne, our volunteer coordinator, would be pleased to match you up with a volunteer position which would utilize your skills and abilities. You may contact her at or 203-329-1183 .

Volunteer Awards