Make History - Volunteer Now!
Every day, volunteers at the Missouri History Museum (MHS) help make the
history of our community more accessible. Putting their talents to work at the
Missouri History Museum in Forest Park and the Library and Research Center,
volunteers are essential to the work which began in 1866. Volunteers greet
visitors, conduct tours and programs, staff the Museum Shop, assist with
research, help preserve artifacts and much more.
People with special skills, flexible schedules or an interest in history are
welcome to join our volunteer program. The Missouri Historical Society is
committed to the success of each volunteer and offers an extensive training
program designed to provide historical background information, specific skills
- Complete the Volunteer
Contact Form on the web site and e-mail to
Interview with the Volunteer Manager to discuss your interest and availability.
You will be contacted within a week to arrange a time for your interview.
Meet with the project supervisor for assignment, details and scheduling.
Attend the Missouri Historical Society’s training sessions.(Departmental
training varies depending on volunteer assignment.)
Make history! Once you've been placed, there will be opportunities to explore
further other volunteer opportunities and your personal interests.
MHS volunteers enjoy a wealth of benefits including discounts in the Museum
Shop, enrichment programs, a newsletter, reference services, invitations to
special events created to recognize the volunteer force and the satisfaction of
both learning and sharing perspectives.
By volunteering, you too can make history. Just complete and
Volunteer Contact Form. We'll find the perfect match for
your time, talents and interests.
The Volunteer Services program at the Missouri Historical Society is certified
by the United Way of Greater St. Louis Voluntary Action Center.
For general information, call (314)454-3187.
Please print out the Volunteer
Contact form and mail to:
Attention: Halcyone H. Brown
Volunteer Services Manager
Missouri Historical Society
P.O. Box 11940
St. Louis, MO 63112-0040