Volunteer and Employment Opportunities

How to Apply

To apply for these postions please send a resume and cover letter to the Northfield Historical Society, Attn: Hayes Scriven at, 408 Division St, Northfield MN, 55057.  Or you can email us.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for people intrested in preserving the past.  If you have a passion for history and want to help preserve Northfield history by working in the archives, please email or contact us.  We are looking for people that can volunteer at least two hours a week.

Museum Store
If you like to interact with people and have an eye for what sells.  Consder volunteering in the Museum Store.  We are looking for people that can voluneet 4-8 hours a month.

If you love talking about history, consider becoming apart of or posse and become a tour guide at the Northfield Historical Soceity.

Sales Associate
Ever wanted to work in an old general store? Well, this is your chance. We are looking for people who like to interact with people and work in a store setting. This is a great way to get to know people in town and learn about Northfield history. Call us today to find out about working in the museum gift shop.

Collections Data Entry
We are looking for someone to volunteer a couple of hours on a regular basis to catalog our backlog of accessioned museum artifacts. All the training you would need will be provided for you. You must enjoy working on the computer and be detail-oriented.

Collections Management
We are looking for someone to volunteer on regular basis to help with our collections management. This would entail accessioning artifacts and helping with an inventory of them. All the training you need will be provided.

If you are interested in any of these volunteer activities, please call us at (507) 645-9268 or Contact Us Here!

Employment Opportunities

No positions currently.


Grant Funded Project

The Northfield Historical Society (NHS) seeks proposals from qualified contractors to provide professional exhibit writing services for the development of an interpretive exhibit at its museum in Northfield, MN.

This RFP describes the basic services required and the process for selecting the qualified consulting firm for this project.