Issaquah History Museums



Collections Volunteer

Collections Volunteers work with the Collections Manager to research, catalog, and care for IHM's ever growing holdings of artifacts and photographs. Some Collections Volunteers work on specific long-term projects; other help with whatever is most needed during the time when they are in the building.

Collections Volunteers work with the Collections Manager to research, catalog, and care for IHM’s ever growing holdings of artifacts and photographs.  Some Collections Volunteers work on specific long-term projects; other help with whatever is most needed during the time when they are in the building.

Location: Gilman Town Hall

Responsibilities: Scanning and/or cataloging photographs, cataloging artifacts.

Frequency: At least one hour a week.

Schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Training: On the job.

Required Age of Volunteer: 16 and up. Doesn’t require a guardian.

Commitment Level – Medium: At least four hours a month for two months.

Special Events Volunteer

Assist with events like our Hands-On History Days, Heritage Day, and other events. Location:  Issaquah Depot. Responsibilities: Preparing materials and helping children ages 2 – 8 with historical hands-on activities such as making butter, doing laundry, coloring...

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Office Assistant Volunteer

Office Assistant Volunteers help with the daily running of our organization. Tasks might include filing, collating binders, entering data into spreadsheets, or other administrative tasks. Location: Gilman Town Hall Responsibilities:  Office Assistant...

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Hike Assistant Volunteer

Hike assistants works with the hike leader to provide support during the hike of a group of participants on coal mining and logging hikes around Issaquah. Responsibilities include taking pictures, distributing evaluations, making sure that hike participants are...

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Facilities Volunteer

Facilities Volunteers help maintain the museum grounds and facilities in a safe and attractive manner. Responsibilities:  Tasks might include removing weeds, cutting overgrowth, picking up litter, assisting with painting projects, doing basic repairs,...

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Tour Guide

Issaquah History Museums' tour program provides additional interpretation of  exhibits at the Gilman Town Hall and Issaquah Depot. Tour Guides use hands-on objects and activities to engage their audience, creating an age-appropriate educational experience. As a Tour...

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Docent

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