Volunteer

Huble Homestead is always looking for volunteers! Our wonderful volunteers include people of all ages, all of whom are just interested in helping out. The combined contributions of our volunteers add up to hundreds of hours of time, every second of which helps our community have fun and helps our Society fulfill our mission of preserving an important part of local history.

 

Do you have a special interest? Some of our many volunteer opportunities include greeting visitors, leading games and crafts at events, on-site maintenance, serving on our board of directors, artifact restoration, data entry, in-town booths, assisting one of our committees, and much, much more! Whatever your interest, there's a place for you! 

 

If you'd like to learn more about what volunteers do at Huble Homestead, please check our our Volunteer Information Package. If you already know you want to volunteer with us, fill out our online Volunteer Application Form to tell us how you can help out! 

For any questions about volunteering, please contact us.

A woman in old-fashioned clothing chops rhubarb on a cutting board, with a pot beside her. She is outdoors.

Upcoming Opportunities:

 

On-Site Opportunities

Homestead Days - Sunday, July 31 and/or Monday, August 1

  • Crafts – under the instruction of staff, will be responsible for running a craft station in the Welcome Barn.

  • General Store (back room) – under the instruction of the Store Manager, will be responsible for assisting in the backroom of the General Store, with food handling involved. Costume not required.

  • BBQ – will assist in the BBQ area of the historic site by taking tickets and handing out cold drinks, as well as other food related tasks as needed. 

  • Games, races, and activities helper – will assist Heritage Interpreters in the set-up and execution of old-fashioned games and races, as well as contests.

Costume Requirements: old-fashioned costume will be provided for all front facing roles.

Time Commitment: 11:00-3:00 (flexible). Lunch is provided.

In-Town Opportunities

Board of Directors

  • Board Director – We always welcome interest in our board of directors. For information about joining our board, contact our office. Elections for the board of directors will take place at our Annual General Meeting on June 22.

Costume Requirements: none

Time Commitment: 2 hours per month, which includes meetings and preparation time

Sewing and Costume Repair

  • Flour sacks for the Warehouse display – a number of the flour sack examples in the warehouse need replacement.

Costume Requirements: none

Time Commitment: volunteer discretion

Oral History Transcription

  • Transcribing – the society has a number of oral histories recorded, and we'd love to have the information be more accessible by transcribing the audio files.

Costume Requirements: none

Time Commitment: volunteer discretion