Volunteer Opportunities

The GLBT Historical Society depends on a multitude of community volunteers to fulfill its mission of preserving and interpreting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history.

You can get involved with this exciting and important work by donating your time for projects and tasks that appeal to your skills and interests.

Current volunteer opportunities include staffing the desk at The GLBT History Museum, assisting with special events and helping out with administrative tasks. Most involve a commitment of at least two shifts a month; others are one-time or short-term projects.

GLBT History Museum. Volunteers play a vital role by greeting visitors from around the world and selling tickets and merchandise. Volunteers commit to at least two four-hour shift per month after a short training.

Main Office. Volunteers assist with data entry, mailings, creating documentation and other office tasks that are vital to keeping the GLBT Historical Society running.
Special Events. Volunteers help at programs such as panel discussions and exhibit openings at The GLBT History Museum. Volunteer also support fundraising events, including our annual gala.


Volunteer Now!
To volunteer for the GLBT Historical Society, complete our online volunteer-information form.


Make a Donation
We welcome contributions in any amount. The GLBT Historical Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, so your donation is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. To donate online or by mail, click here.

Become a Member
By becoming a member of the GLBT Historical Society, you not only support our public history work, you also receive advance notice of upcoming exhibitions, programs and other events — plus you and a guest get free admission whenever you visit The GLBT History Museum. Join now!

Sponsor the Museum
The GLBT History Museum is both an internationally known tourist destination and a vibrant local cultural center. Museum sponsorship provides essential support to one the GLBT community’s most significant cultural institutions — and offers visibility and other benefits to sponsors. For full details and to become a sponsor, click here.

Pro Bono Services
The GLBT Historical Society welcomes offers of pro bono services from professionals in a variety of fields needed to support the work of the society and the museum. If you are interested in proposing your services, contact our acting executive director, Daryl Carr.