Volunteer at The Bartow History Museum

The Bartow History Museum welcomes your volunteering spirit! We are always looking for volunteers to assist in a variety of volunteer opportunities. During an orientation process, opportunities will be discussed and a direction chosen that best suits each person’s abilities and passions. We encourage you to become involved as we endeavor to share and preserve the history of Bartow County with future generations.

Adult Volunteer Program

Please consider joining our dedicated group of adult volunteers while learning more about the county in which you live. A variety of opportunities exist for adult volunteers in the following areas:

Education Program Docent
Lead or assist with school field trip programs. Training provided.

Special Events
Be part of our special events by helping with set-up, greeting our guests, or serving.

Archives Volunteer
Assist with one of our archival projects such as researching old newspapers or transcribing documents.

Junior Volunteer Program

Junior Volunteers are essential to our educational programs.

Being a Junior Volunteer brings numerous rewards in addition to our normal volunteer benefits including…

  • Gain volunteer hours for extracurricular requirements (ex: scholarship programs, scout programs, school leadership and cadette programs, etc.).
  • Opportunities to gain skills and improve your knowledge of education and history.
  • Opportunities to meet new friends.

Being a volunteer brings numerous benefits including…

  • Free regular admission for the volunteer, and your immediate family when accompanied by them at all GMI museums
  • 20% discount in Bartow History Museum gift shop
  • Member pricing on ticketed events at the Bartow History Museum (excludes events restricted by membership level and subject to availability)
  • Privileges to the museum library or archive (by appointment) at all museums
  • Quarterly museum email – newsletter
  • Opportunity to connect with others

Please contact Joshua Graham by phone at 770-382-3818 ext. 7352 or by email at joshuag@bartowhistorymuseum.org if you are interested in becoming a Junior Volunteer (Junior Volunteer’s under the age of 16 must volunteer with an adult guardian) or if you are interested in volunteering in the Education Department.

Please contact Sandy Moore by phone at 770-382-3818 ext. 7353 or by email at sandym@bartowhistorymuseum.org if you are interested in becoming an Archives Volunteer.