Volunteer

The Lake Jackson Historical Association offers a variety of opportunities for individuals interested in volunteering. Lifelong learners and those who love Lake Jackson history, culture, and education will feel right at home here! As a volunteer with the LJHA, you will find yourself working with researchers, educators, and visitors from around the world and your community.
       
To become a volunteer, simply fill out the application and background check form and then bring them into the Museum during business hours or email them to assist@lakejacksonmuseum.org.
 
Minors please fill out and return this application.
 
Volunteering requires various commitment levels.  You can volunteer for as little as three hours a month to as often as three hours a week or more.
 
We have various volunteer opportunities:
 
Lake Jackson Historical Museum
  • Greeters/Gift Shop Volunteers:  These volunteers are the heart of the Museum.  They greet visitors, run the gift shop and assist the staff with any projects.
  • Special Events: Assist staff at occasional evening events and weekend programs.
  • Collections: Specially trained individuals who assist the Curator with accessioning Museum collections and research.
  • Docents: Engage students and adults on tours in the Museum's exhibit galleries, making history come to life!
Alden B. Dow Office Museum
  • Volunteers greet and assist visitors.
Abner Jackson Plantation Site
  • Greet and orient visitors with the Plantation site.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
For more information on volunteering please call 979-297-1570 or email assist@lakejacksonmuseum.org