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PHS Volunteering

The Peterborough Historical Society relies extensively on the support of our volunteers.

On the Board of Directors there are opportunities for a range of leadership skills and interests: governance, community collaboration, member engagement and recruitment, marketing, financial oversight, legal oversight, human resources, program development, philanthropy and fundraising.

The PHS accommodates numerous interests and skills to maintain our programs and events: communications, editing, research, writing, publication, education, marketing, record keeping, computer programs, event planning, and many others.

Life as a PHS Volunteer

You will be joining a friendly team keenly interested in the community, and share many rewards and benefits.

Meet New People and Learn New Things

Volunteers come from many different backgrounds with a variety of expertise. They connect PHS and Hutchison House Museum to community networks that sustain the organization’s mission and provide wider knowledge of how the community works. Volunteers gain insight and experience in the operation of a cultural non-profit organization and can learn much that is transferable to other sectors.

Flexible Volunteer Hours

Depending on the tasks undertaken, volunteers will find much flexibility in scheduling their work, whether on-site, at home or elsewhere.

Volunteer Gatherings

Special events will offer recognition, social occasions and opportunities to expand your experience with the PHS, Hutchison House Museum and the community’s history.

Further Benefits

  • Free admission to Hutchison House Museum
  • Students  can volunteer for their volunteer placement hours
  • Opportunity to be nominated for Provincial and Civic volunteer awards
  • Have fun doing something worthwhile

We depend upon active people who want to do something different and interesting, and to join others in contributing to a worthwhile community enterprise. Contact us and let’s talk about your interests, or you can fill out and submit a Volunteer Application Form.