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What You Can Do For Us:

 

 

We need enthusiastic volunteers who can bring Alabama history alive for visitors and ensure its preservation for future generations.
Current Volunteer Needs:

Docents (tour guides): Guide visitors, especially schoolchildren, through museum galleries.


Receptionists: Meet and greet visitors and schoolchildren. Offer an orientation of building and direct visitors to museum galleries or research room.


Hands-On Gallery Assistant:  Help children discover history through touchable items and activities in Grandma’s Attic and gallery.


Gift Shop Attendants: Sell souvenirs and assist visitors and schoolchildren with merchandise.



Jr. volunteer 

Archives volunteer conducting a tour

 

What We Can Do For You:

volunteer appreciation at ADAH

Special Parking

 

Volunteer newsletter

 

10% discount on all gift shop purchases

 

Enrichment training that highlights the history of the state and the work at the Archives.

 

Social events

 

First-hand look at what goes on behind the scenes of the Archives.

 

 

Join us and Become a Volunteer

Guide Book for Prospective Volunteers

 

To become a volunteer, complete the volunteer application and send it to the email below.

 

Adult volunteer application

Junior volunteer application

 

For more information:
Call 334-353-4745

or email: aimee.sparks@archives.alabama.gov

a junior volunteer at ADAH

Why I Volunteer:

 

  • "I'm a history junkie and volunteering at the Archives supports my habit."-- Hands-on Gallery and Gift Cart worker

     

  • "It's interesting to talk to people from different parts of the country and different parts of the world." -- Front desk receptionist

     

  • "l like reading historic records and believe helping preserve them is worthwhile work." -- Government Records worker

     

  • I like sharing my knowledge of early Alabama history . . . the colorful events and the tragic stories, they are all a part of the state's history." -- Docent

     

  • "History is interesting, and I like working with kids. Being at the Archives teaches you a lot and will help you in the future." Junior volunteer
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