Volunteering in the Archives

The Archives provides a relaxed and comfortable setting for you to volunteer. Here you may volunteer according to YOUR schedule as our flexibility will allow you to choose the time, days and frequency that will work best for you.

Some of our volunteering opportunities archives 2

  • Transcribing documents
  • Arranging information
  • Sorting and cataloging donated items
  • Genealogy researcher
  • Researching information on Yarmouth County related topics such as cemeteries, businesses, etc.

To begin your volunteering with us, please send an email by filling out the below form with the answers to the following questions. Answering these questions will give our Archivist a better idea of your volunteering needs. Allow 1-2 days for the Archivist to contact you and arrange a meeting to further discuss your volunteering in the Archives.

Volunteering questionnaire (Please fill out and submit the below form)

Contact information

1- Name

2- Telephone number

3- Email

Experience

1-      Have you ever worked or volunteered in an archives?

2-      Have you ever done genealogical research?

3-      What is your level of knowledge with computers?

Availability

1- What day(s) of the week are you available?

(Available days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday)

2- How many hours are you able to give? (Museum hours are 9am to 5pm)

Getting to know you

1-      What interests you about volunteering in the Archives?

2-   Out of the following options, please indicate the top two projects you’d be interested in doing.

  • Transcribing documents
  • Sorting and cataloging donated items
  • Genealogy researcher
  • Researching information on Yarmouth County related topics such as cemetery, businesses, etc.

Volunteering in the Archives Form (Please fill out and submit - all fields are required - a copy of the answers will be emailed to you)

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