Volunteer

Interested in sharing your love of history with fellow Philadelphians and city visitors? The Philadelphia History Museum is looking for dedicated and motivated volunteers to assist the various departments of the Museum. Whether you are interested in deepening your connection to the museum; becoming involved in your community; sharing your knowledge; gaining experience; building a resume or meeting new people; we are eager to hear from you!

We ask for:

  • A welcoming personality and a willingness to learn about the Museum
  • Shifts are scheduled Tuesday through Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. and are 2.5 to 6.5 hours in length
  • Background knowledge of Philadelphia, U.S. history, and local communities is encouraged

 
To Apply:
The Museum will hold a Volunteer Information Session on Thursday, November 20 5:30-7:30 pm. At this session, you will learn more about the Museum, our exhibits and programs, and see what volunteer opportunities are available. To RSVP for the session or to request additional information, please email joanne.gasiewski@philadelphiahistory.org. Click here to download the Museums' volunteer form.