Volunteer

We appreciate your time, skills, and interests

Download the Volunteer Committee Application.
Volunteers at the Trenton City Museum meet new people, learn something new, and share their time and expertise—all while having a lot of fun—as  you’ll see in this fall 2019 garden cleanup video:

The Trenton Museum Society seeks volunteers for:
  • Archives – help organize and maintain files on museum programs and events
  • Art Exhibits – help plan future exhibits
  • A/V – assist with events as microphone/sound volunteer
  • Exhibition changeovers – help hang and take down history and art displays
  • Collection Maintenance – handling and registration of art and artifacts, use of database (Past Perfect)
  • Education Programs – help plan and organize children’s programs
  • Fundraising and Grant Writing – assist in planning events and campaigns and research and write grant proposals
  • Gardening – help with spring and fall clean-up and regular maintenance.
  • Hospitality – set up, serve, and clean up at openings and special events
  • Mailings – prepare and mail invitations, postcards, and other occasional mailings
  • Maintenance – experienced handyperson? Ellarslie needs TLC for small jobs around our building
  • Marketing – assist with website upkeep, e-news stories, social media, media releases/community calendars, graphic design
  • Membership – coordinate individual and corporate memberships, help plan membership campaigns
  • Molly’s Museum Shop – staff during openings and other special events
  • Photography – help us capture our events, exhibitions, and more