Employment Opportunities

There are no current job openings. Thank you for your interest.

Volunteer Opportunities

Museum Assistant
Greet visitors, sell tickets, sell gift shop items, and answer questions at the Litchfield History Museum. Museum Assistants should enjoy sharing information about Litchfield and chatting with visitors. The museum can be very quiet or very busy. Volunteers usually work in two-hour shifts.

Visitor Booth Volunteers
Manage the visitor booth located on the Green in town, providing information, directions, and opportunities to visitors. Hand out local attraction material and answer questions to the best of your ability. Volunteers usually work in 3.5 hour shifts, but can be varied. Enjoy sitting outside and interacting with local residents and visitors!

Curatorial Assistant
Assist with a collections inventory. Projects might include completing condition reports, re-housing and re-locating objects, database entry, and collections research. Volunteers will be trained in care and handling.

Special Events Assistant
Help plan and run occasional special programs for children and adults, including performances, craft workshops, lectures, holiday parties.

Archives Assistant
Support on-going special projects in the library’s archives, including indexing, re-housing, and cataloguing materials; maintaining computer data bases; and transcribing letters and diaries onto a word-processor. Work in the (usually) serene environment of the Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library.

Exhibition Assistant
Help design and create exhibition displays. Research topics related to upcoming exhibitions.

The Litchfield Historical Society will provide training for each volunteer position. For more information, or to volunteer, please call 860-567-4501 or fill out the online form.

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