Do you love history? Like to cook or to garden? Enjoy working with children? Then the Miller-Cory House Museum is the perfect place to volunteer! The museum is operated by a core of volunteers dedicated to preserving the house as a living museum and community resource. Numerous opportunities for involvement are available:
Docent: Don a colonial costume and interpret early American farm life for museum, Sundays or during the week.
Cook: Demonstrate authentic 18th century open-hearth cooking in the museum’s Frazee Building for visitors during Sunday hours.
Craft Demonstrator: Visit area schools and demonstrate colonial era crafts to school children.
Program Presenter/Assistant: Develop and present special programs to the public on Sundays, or just assist.
Gardener: Help maintain the museum’s herb, dye, vegetable, and sensory gardens.
Shopkeeper: Assist in the gift shop, which is generally open during Sunday hours and school tours.
Toll Keeper: Collect admission fees and keep track of number of visitors during Sunday hours.
FULL TRAINING IS PROVIDED, AND NO MINIMUM COMMITMENT OF TIME IS REQUIRED!
All volunteer members receive free admission to the museum, a discount of 10% in the museum shop on purchases over $10, and the museum’s newsletter.
If you are interested or would like additional information, please contact the museum or complete and mail the volunteer form.