Collections Volunteer - Accessioning Sheet Music


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


McHenry County Historical Society & Museum6422 Main St.Union, IL 60180


The McHenry County Historical Society is looking for volunteers interested in preserving local history and can help organize, accession (catalog) and photograph artifacts in the museum's collection, specifically the sheet music collection which dates from the 1880s-1950s.

The accessioning volunteers are trained on how to write up descriptions on artifacts, catalogue artifacts on the museum’s computer database and the proper way to handle and care for the museum’s collection.

The museum is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Photography
  • History
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One day a week, minimum 3 hours
  • No weekends or evening shifts available
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