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Get Involved

The Hinsdale Historical Society is a volunteer organization, and our volunteers are crucial to the ongoing work of the Society. There are numerous volunteer opportunties within the Society. From one-time small projects to leadership opportunities, there truly is something for everyone.

Society Volunteer Needs

We are currently looking for volunteers to:

  • join our various Board Committees with the potential opportunity to join the Board of Trustees

  • present programs and/or tours to schools and other groups

  • take photographs of our programs and events


Volunteer Opportunities at the Hinsdale History Museum

We are currently looking for volunteers to:

  • greet visitors during museum open hours

  • serve as docents to lead tours of the museum

  • help staff with the documentation, storage, record keeping and exhibition of the museum's extensive artifact collection which includes fine art, decorative arts, furniture, historic clothing and textiles

  • assist with a variety of administrative items


Volunteer Opportunities at the Archives and Research Library

We are currently looking for volunteers to:

  • assist patrons in conducting local history research

  • perform research for patrons who cannot access the archives

  • help organize and maintain the archives' extensive collection

If you are interested in any of the volunteer opportunities at the Hinsdale Historical Society, please email us at

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