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Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

The Harn Homestead Museum needs volunteers to assist with the following:

  • Daily Guided Harn House Tours (Monday-Friday)
  • Answering phones and greeting visitors 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday)
  • Gardening throughout the spring and summer months. Flexible schedule.
  • Assisting with field trips (Weekdays in October, November, March, April, and May)

Training will be provided for each activity. Duties include teaching field trip curriculum, admissions, historic house tours, gardening, and more. Volunteer positions that involve interactions with minors will require a background check. To volunteer, please contact David Sapper, Education Director at 405-235-4058 or [email protected]

 

Internships

All internships offer a work week schedule in keeping with our regular office hours: Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. *In July and August, office hours are from 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. Some evening and weekend work may be required during special events. Internships are unpaid, university credit is available. 

Qualifications

Coursework in Museum Studies, History, or related field preferred.  Must possess a willingness to work with a diverse group of individuals including seniors and elementary school students in an outdoor environment.  Must have good organizational, customer service, and time management skills.  Must be willing to dress in period costume that are provided when needed.  Work is both indoor and outdoor and entails walking, standing, and occasional lifting. 

Applications

All applicants need to send a resume with a cover letter outlining the internship for which you are applying to Executive Director Melessa Gregg at [email protected]  No phone calls please.  Since work is with elementary school children, qualified applicants will also need to undergo a background check.