Behind the scenes at the museum is a beehive of activity.  Volunteers energize every aspect of operations, in many different capacities. 

Volunteers may opt for short-term, limited-duration assignments, or long-term, regular weekly schedules.

            Examples of volunteer “slots” include the following:           

Collections Management:

  • Scanning photographic images (training provided periodically);
  • Writing detailed “search” descriptions of images and objects;
  • Entering information into computer catalogue database.

Front desk/Bookstore:

  • Greet visitors
  • Ring up sales in gift shop
  • Help staff with small projects


  • Construction
  • Painting
  • Sewing

School Programs:

  • Program delivery assistants
  • Tour guides


  • Planning
  • Publicity
  • Clean up

For more information on volunteering at the museum, call us at 541-756-6320 or email for more information.

1210 N. Front St.
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Phone: 541-756-6320

 The Coos County Historical Society is a registered
501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Tax ID 93-0446513

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