Assist the curator in managing the BHS collection, including artifacts, paintings, and the Hill House itself, primarily through organization of the collection and digitization of new BHS acquisitions.
Assist in archiving the BHS collection
Assist in organizing and digitizing new acquisitions
Opportunity to staff BHS events
All volunteers are required to attend an orientation course at the BHS. Courses are regularly scheduled and will last approximately an hour.
Assistants will be supplied with information regarding the Hill House and its history and are encouraged to ask staff for help at any time. In addition, staff will work with each volunteer to help them learn to use the BHS archival database.
Curatorial Assistants are asked to be available for at least one 3 hour shift a week.
Shifts can be scheduled from Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm
Location: Thomas A. Hill House
Qualifications and Skills
Reliable and punctual
Desire to learn about local history
Basic Computer Skills
Able to work independently
Good organizational skills
Attention to detail
Free admission to Thomas A. Hill House museum
Access to the museum’s resources and collection as well as learning materials
Free entrance to BHS events
Gain professional experience
15% discount on gift store purchases
After 100 hours of service, a free one-year membership to Bangor Historical Society