Volunteer Opportunities

Have time to spare? Looking for volunteer hours to meeting Scouting requirements? Want to help out?

The North Star Museum has many opportunities for you to contribute whether you can commit once a week or once a year.

Critical Need: Cub Scout program assistant to work with dens that visit the Museum. Recruiting now, training provided in August.

Contact Claudia Nicholson: Tel: 651-748-2880 ~ Email: cnicholson@nssm.org

On-Going Opportunities

Committee Member: Serve on one of the museum's operating committees, including facilities, development, membership, education and outreach, program, preservation, and volunteer involvement.

Data Entry Specialist: Enter information about recent donations, catalogue museum collections, or membership information into a user-friendly database. Training provided.

Exhibit Builder: Create and maintain current displays.

Exhibit Interpreters Travel with and transport exhibits to off-site events during the year. Share your love of Scouting history with the world.

Grant Writer: Write resource sharing proposals to individuals, corporations and foundations.

Graphic Designer: Prepare museum publications like the Museum News and the Annual Report for publication. Contribute to exhibit designs. Experience in design and layout a must.

Living History Interviewer: Help the museum save Scouting stories! Interview former Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and leaders about their scouting experiences. Equipment will be provided.

Offic Assistant: Provide administrative assistance to the executive director. Tasks may include preparing bulk mailings of newsletters, fundraising material, and membership campaigns; program requests; and filing work.

Photographer: Use your photography skills to document museum activities and events. Own equipment required.

Writer: Write articles for the museum newsletter, copy for exhibits, and promotional material.


Special Projects

Short-term special volunteer opportunities will be listed here. Check back frequently.