Tour Guides are needed throughout the season during our open hours.
Please email email@example.com if interested.
Ghost Tour Volunteers Needed
We need tour guides, actors, presenters, check-in help, set up and break down. This will be an outdoor event and masks will be required. Want to be spooky in a fun, family-friendly way? Costumes are not required but are encouraged! Are you brave enough to stand in a grave yard at night?!
To sign up or for more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Volunteer Opportunities
This list will be updated as new projects are added and other completed.
Around the House
Organize Whipple Library/Archive area
Fix leak in foundation
Curate clothing and quilt collection
Repair pump organ
Reorganize collection displays
whitewash cellar wall
water seal cellar wall
Remove exterior entrance door(s) hardware, paint and replace
Paint strap hinges on basement door (no removal)
Paint strap hinges on barn door (no removal)
Clean and paint exterior window frames near basement door
Mortar small area, basement level exterior, near Station St. entrance
Around the Barn
Paint and install storm windows
Organize the collection for display
Build shelves on upper level
Around the yard
Plant an herb garden
Mow the lawns (on going)
Edge (with your edger)
Repaint Paine House Museum Sign on front lawn
Create walkway from stone staircase (at sidewalk) to entrance (at back of museum)
Fix wooden wheel on Fire apparatus
Gently wash fire hose carrier/wagon
All volunteers are welcome for an hour or the duration of a long term project.
We also welcome students in need of intern or volunteer hours.
Paine House Museum often hosts ‘clean up’ days. On these days we vacuum, dust, rearrange displays, rake, mow, pull weeds, paint, repair, organize and research collections, update archives, etc.
Members are invited to stop by any Friday Morning, beginning 10:00 a.m. and lend a hand with on-going projects. Wearing face mask and maintaining a 6 foot ‘social distance’ is required.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
Thank you for your support of WRICHS and Paine House Museum.