Volunteer

“There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind… and a willing hand.”
Charles F. Kettering

 Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Southwest Seattle Historical Society!

 

New Volunteer Form

To get started, download this form:  Volunteer Application and get it back to us via mail, in person, or email to volunteer@loghousemuseum.info. You can also fill out the form online here.

Volunteer Hours Tracking

Log your hours! For individual volunteers, download this form, fill it out, and email to volunteer@loghousemuseum.info. For committees, use this form.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

New: We are taking sign-ups for our summer festival tables. You can contact us; or to sign up online, the form is here.

We will also be selling concessions at the West Seattle Outdoor Movies this summer. The online sign up page is here, or you can contact us.

Internships

  • Collections Intern
  • Exhibit/ Research Intern
  • Programs Intern

Ongoing

  • Museum docent: Come greet visitors to our museum! Our open hours are noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Docents typically volunteer for a two-hour shift at least once a month. We have a particular need for weekend docents.
  • Event support: We host a variety of events and activities throughout the year, and we need volunteers to help plan, promote and staff our events to make sure they run smoothly.
  • Operations assistance: We have a variety of office work with which we need assistance, including filing, data entry and scanning.
  • Videography: We film most of our events and speakers, and we’d love to have help with both filming and editing.
  • Native Plants garden: Join our garden crew! Help us to continue restoring the Log House Museum’s native plant garden.

To learn more about specific opportunities, call us at 206-938-5293 or email volunteer@loghousemuseum.info.