There are many opportunities for volunteers at our museum in McMinnville. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Greet the public
  • Protect the exhibits
  • Provide security in the Museum
Processing of Artifacts:
  • Accessioning
  • Cataloging
  • Preservation
Education Programs
  • Pioneer Days
  • Travelling Wagon Program
  • Curriculum development
  • Planning for events
  • Set up and clean up for events, staffing booths, etc.
Library / Archive / Research:
  • Assist patrons with research questions, filing and special research projects for exhibits work
  • Keep the displays and exhibits in the Museum clean and in good repair
  • Assist with after event clean up and other duties relating to the upkeep of the Museum
  • Data entry, correspondence, filing, etc.
  • Photography
  • Content development for brochures, website, and newsletter
  • Promotional material for special events
  • Public speaking duties
  • Requires special technical knowledge to work on agriculture and other equipment belonging to the Society’s Permanent Collection.

Additional opportunities:

Board of Directors:
  • The Society seeks to always have a pool of potential candidates from which to choose new directors

Become a YCHS Volunteer


If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please submit an application to our Volunteer Coordinator. If you have questions, please call 503.472.2842.

Volunteer Application

Submit by Mail:
Volunteer Coordinator
Yamhill County Historical Society,
11275 SW Durham Rd.
McMinnville, OR 97128

Submit by Email:
[email protected].

Submit Online:

Volunteer with Yamhill County Historical Society