The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands needs volunteers!


Cause Areas


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


189 Montgomery StNewburgh, NY 12550

The 1830 Captain David Crawford House


Volunteering at HSNBH is a great chance for you to:

  • learn more about Newburgh's rich history
  • acquire new skills
  • use your creativity
  • meet new and interesting people
  • help a public organization thrive

Below is a sampling of volunteer opportunities. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like to participate or if you have new ideas.

  • Join us on ensure that the HSNBH headquarters is open to the public each Sunday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM. Volunteers greet visitors, give tours, manage the gift shop and help with reference and general information questions. Volunteers will be trained Time: A commitment of at least four Sunday's from 1:00-4:00 PM at least per year. Training time would be one Sunday afternoon from two to three hours.
  • Help us with the maintenance needs of the historic Captain David Crawford House, make interior and exterior repairs as needed and improve and maintain the grounds of our headquarters.Time: Any time commitment would depend on the nature of a project.
  • Light Housekeeping - The Crawford House needs regular, light cleaning. We are looking for a volunteer or volunteers to come in once a month to vacuum, dust and tidy up a bit. On occasion we also need help setting up and taking down exhibitions at the headquarters.Time: Once a month for one to two hours.


  • Housekeeping
  • Landscaping
  • Home Repair
  • Sales Process
  • Carpentry
  • Retail / Sales

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 6 hours per week

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