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How to Volunteer

Volunteers are always needed at Danvers Historical Society!

You can help us no matter what your skill level. Some of the places we always need help are in the office, helping with the collections or gardening up at Glen Magna Farms. You can check our events page for particular events that need volunteers. Please call the office to sign up, or to obtain further information.

3rd Grade History Week program needs you!
Please contact us to participate in preparations and/or delivery.

Annual PARADE OF TREES! Elves need you!
Please contact us to participate in this annual family fun festival.


Collections Interns
Danvers Historical Society is seeking applicants for Collections Internships. Based in historic Danvers, MA, formerly Salem Village, the Society is custodian of seven historic buildings including the Derby Summer House National Historic Landmark.

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  • Goals: Work with a nationally significant collection of over 12,000 items, to catalog and photograph items and enter records into our database and onto our website.
  • Other Duties: Assist staff in the development of educational programming, site tours, and fundraising events. Other projects are available depending on the candidates’ skills and interests.
  • Required Skills: Previous volunteer work with historical organizations preferred with a basic knowledge of museum practice, collections management, art history, material culture, or equivalent.
  • Commitment: We want this to be a mutually fulfilling experience. Please call the office to discuss your interests.