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302 S. Grant St.Hinsdale, IL 60521


Archives Assistants staff the Roger and Ruth Anderson Architecture Center, a community resource for regional architecture which houses the Society's extensive local history archives, including photographs, postcards, maps, blueprints, periodicals, clippings, and ephemera.

Main duties involve helping patrons with local history and genealogy requests and conducting research for inquiries made via phone, mail, email, or social media. Other activities may include tasks for organizing and maintaining the archives, such as inventory, cataloguing, digitization, and database entry and management.

The archives is open to the public on Tuesdays 10:00am-2:00pm, but work is also available on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am-2:00pm.

This volunteer posiiton is ideal for an organized and detailed individual with a genuine interest in local history and geneaology. Basic computer skills a plus.


  • Office Management
  • Research
  • Office Reception
  • Curating
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible, ideally 2-4 hours weekly

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