Volunteers play an essential role at the Freeborn County Historical Society. We strive to make the volunteer experience as enjoyable for you as it is valuable for us.

We  welcome those who are interested in sharing their skills and talents. The FCHM offers a wide range of volunteer opportunities that are beneficial to you as the volunteer, the Freeborn County community and to us.

Here are just some of the ways you can become involved.

  • Data Entry

  • Gardening

  • Light Maintenance/Construction

  • Guest Services

  • Office Work

  • Photography

  • School Tours/Tour Guides

  • Special Events

  • Technology Assistance

  • Writing and Research

  • Adult and Children's Programming

Volunteer Benefits

  • Flexible schedule in an environment of fun, curiosity, and lifelong learning

  • Foster new friendships while helping FCHM

  • Annual Volunteer Appreciation events

  • The knowledge that you are helping us unify, engage, and connect

  • Access to specific lectures, events, and training about the museum’s collections

Tour Guide

Act as an ambassador for the school tour groups offering an engaging, interactive experience for the children.

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Front Desk

Do you enjoy interacting with people? Join our team as a volunteer receptionist.

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Education Committee

FCHS is seeking assistance in shaping a new children's education program. 

If you have enthusiasm, good customer service skills, enjoy history and are a lifelong learner, then volunteering with FCHS is the place for you!  We seek volunteers from diverse backgrounds to help share the story of all Freeborn County residents. 

Volunteering is an excellent way to discover new talents, make new friendships and contribute to your community.


If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at 507.373.8003.