Volunteer Work

Purpose

  • To donate your time and expertise to benefiting the museum in some way

Museum Activities

Volunteers can help out in many different ways at the museum. Below are some different areas in which you may be able to best use your skills and knowledge.

 

Collections

Assist with cataloging museum objects and enter data into PastPerfect, the museum’s collections management software. Track incoming acquisitions and participate in inventory of our large object collection.

 

Docent 

Conduct tours of museum buildings while keeping aware of security problems. Learn about and serve as source of specialized information on the Rogers Mansion, Halsey House, and the history of Southampton to museum visitors and students using the collection, buildings, and available reference material. 

 

Education Assistant

Assist the Education Committee in conducting school programs and workshops. Aid in the development of new programs for children, families, and adults.

           

Administration Assistant

Assist in general office duties including mailings, computer data entry, filing, etc.

 

If you have a different way in which you would like to volunteer, feel free to let us know!

 

How to Apply

To become a volunteer contact our Museum Manager Laurie Collins at lcollins@southamptonhistory.org. In your email please discuss in which way you would like to volunteer.

Hours of Operation
Rogers Mansion - March to December, Wednesday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm, $5 for adults, free for children under 17 and members
Thomas Halsey Homestead - July to September, Saturdays or by Appointment, $5 for adults, free for children under 17 and members
Pelletreau Silver Shop - Open year round, Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm, Free admission
Conscience Point - Open year round, Sunrise to Sunset, Free admission
 
All subject to closure during Holidays
17 Meeting House Lane / PO Box 303, Southampton, NY 11968
(631) 283-2494