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Volunteers

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
  • Serve as event host and coordinator for Green Market Dinners
  • Distribute publicity materials
  • Join our Green Team and help maintain our beautiful historic site and period gardens
  • Assist with mailings for fundraisers, meetings and special events
  • Post events and programs on monthly online calendars

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Anne Bradner by email or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 15. Kindly indicate department or type of project that interests you.

Junior Volunteers and Internships

We participate in High School spring internship programs for graduating seniors and offer internships for college students throughout the year. Responsibilities vary but may entail providing administrative support, doing research, assisting with archives and exhibition projects, and supporting marketing and communications efforts.

All volunteers please contact Volunteer Coordinator Anne Bradner or call 203-869-6899, ext. 15. In your inquiry, please note department or type of project you are interested in.

Current Volunteer Openings

Gardening Volunteers

This spring we are installing a WW I War Garden as an accompaniment to our Fall Exhibition Greenwich Faces the Great War. We are looking for volunteers who will help plant and maintain the garden throughout the summer of 2014. Previous gardening experience is preferred. If you are interested, please send an email to Anna Greco, Curator of Education.

Title: Collection Preservation and Grant Researcher

Position Overview: To seek possible collection care grants, both governmental and private foundations, and help in the drafting of grant requests.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Interview Executive Director, Development Officer and Curator to learn what collection care grants GHS has been awarded and what grants are available for GHS based on annual budget.
  • Research online possibilities. Obtain copies of grant applications.
  • Outline dates due and maximum amounts of awards. Work with Executive Director, Development Officer and Curator to fill out and file application

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Title: Off-Site Exhibits Curator

Position Overview

Adapts the components of Historical Society research for off-site exhibits at libraries, town hall, and schools. Projects may include exhibitions such as Everyday Heroes and Voices from the Civil War; preservation projects, such as the Greenwich Landmarks Registry; or future Neighborhood history projects

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans and designs off-site exhibit, including reproducing images and writing brief label copy
  • Coordinates installation with off-site location and de-installs exhibit at conclusion of run Coordinates publicity with Historical Society marketing manager

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