the museum of the Oregon territory's MOST VALUABLE RESOURCE IS OUR INCREDIBLE VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY

Become a member of the CCHS family today! While we're always accepting volunteers from all walks of life, here are some specific positions we're looking to get filled by super-star volunteers.

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Volunteer Groundskeeper & Technician

Clackamas County Historical Society is looking for volunteers to help maintain the grounds and buildings of the Museum of the Oregon Territory and Stevens-Crawford Heritage House. This opportunity is easily adjustable to your interests, skills, and abilities. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Light maintenance i.e. changing light bulbs, plumbing repairs, spot painting, etc.
     
  • Knowledge of lighting, HVAC controls, alarms, and equipment.
     
  • Monitor landscaping

Gift Shop Manager

CCHS needs help getting our gift shop up and running. If you have experience in retail or merchandising this may be the position for you! This opportunity will involve:

  • Ordering and pricing gift shop merchandise

  • Organizing the floor

  • Tracking sales

Visitor Services Volunteer & Front Desk Attendant

We are seeking friendly visitor services volunteers to work at the museum's front desk. This position will include:

  • Greeting visitors and answering questions

  • Selling admissions and gift shop merchandise

  • Answering the phone

  • Entering historic collections materials into database (if desired)

Virtual Reality Docent

The Museum of the Oregon Territory is currently looking for volunteers to assist our guests in experiencing our virtual reality exhibit! The exhibit is based on our real-life Kaegi pharmacy exhibit, and allows our guests a "hands on" experience of working in 1920's era pharmacy. Shifts are flexible.

Docent/Tour & Field Trip Guide

Do you love Oregon history? Share that love at the Museum of the Oregon Territory! Guide visitors and groups through our Native American, resettlement, and twentieth-century history galleries. Teach people of all ages about the rich past of Oregon City, Willamette Falls, and surrounding area. 

Historic Collections/Research Assistant

The Museum of the Oregon Territory is currently seeking individuals for the role of Historic Collections/Research Assistant! We are in the process of conducting an extensive inventory of our collection. This is a low-pressure, fun opportunity that allows volunteers to care for historic objects, photos and documents. 

Stevens-Crawford Heritage House Volunteer

Do you love historic homes? Are you interested in sharing the history of one of Oregon City's most prominent families? The Stevens-Crawford Heritage House is looking for dedicated volunteers to give docent tours of this beloved 1908 home. Tours currently take place every Friday and Saturday from 12:00 to 4:00 PM. 

 

Contact volunteers@clackamashistory.org if any of these volunteer opportunities appeals to you!