Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

Be a part of DeKalb County history! Get involved by volunteering or becoming an intern.


Get hands-on with the DeKalb County History Center! Internships with DCHC will give you firsthand experience in museum and nonprofit settings. Internships can be completed for credit with your college or university. Positions include the departments of exhibits and fundraising.

Apply today by emailing a cover letter and resume to Executive Director Michelle Donahoe at michelle@dekalbcountyhistory.org.


Join our team! DCHC would not be possible without the help of our volunteers. Volunteers receive special benefits and can help in a variety of positions, such as:

Archives, Collection Assistants:
Accessioning and cataloging artifacts, filing paper materials, labeling artifacts photographing, uploading materials to the website, transcribing cursive, and making entries in the museum database.
Research Specialist and Assistants:
Locate information electronically as well as items in the collection and archives.
Receptionists and Greeters: Welcoming visitors, collecting admission, gift shop sales and hlep with mailing and copying.
Program Support Assistants: Set-up & clearn up of space, tables and chairs for programs.

Garden Workers Help Master gardners maintain flower beds & gardens on campus. Maintaining vegetable gardens with local groups and take product to local food pantry.
Communications: Writing for the newsletter, press releases, public service announcements.
Museum: Docents (leads tours for visitors). Training provided.
Property: Assisting with general maintenance inside and outside the building.
Junior Volunteers:6th graders through high school, these volunteers help with summer programs and support special programs.

Fill out an application to become a volunteer today!

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