Volunteer at Old Salem

Opportunities and Benefits

IMG_1082Old Salem relies on volunteerism to meet its operational and restoration needs and is greatly appreciative of its volunteer staff! There are many opportunities for volunteers in various departments throughout the museum.

Volunteer Benefits

  • 20% off purchases in retail stores
  • Free admission for volunteer with Old Salem ID badge
  • Periodic email updates about available opportunities and updates
  • Recognition during National Volunteer Week in April

Old Salem Volunteer Opportunities

  • Special Event Assistant
  • Distribution Retail Assistant
  • Retail Outreach Assistant
  • Library Research Assistant
  • General Office Assistant
  • Data Entry Assistant
  • Front Desk Receptionist
  • Gift Shop Assistant
  • Horticulture Assistant


  • Exhibit Interpreter
  • Hands-On History Guide
  • Museum Greeter
  • Historical Interpreter
  • Museum Musicians
  • Historic Trades Volunteer
  • Special Event Assistant
  • Behind the Scenes Supporter
  • College Internship


Click here to complete our online volunteer application