Three Museums One INCREDIBLE Adventure!


    We at the EarlyWorks Museums are always in search of volunteers willing to give their talents and time to our mission of “hand’s on” exploration of Huntsville’s history.


    Benefits of Volunteering

    • Learn and develop new skills
    • Meet and build a community of friends who share the love of learning
    • Gain experience working with children at special events, or work “behind the scenes”
    • Gain personal satisfaction giving back to the community
    • Develop or enhance professional skills for the future



    • Minimum age: 14 or older
    • Reliability, flexibility, and great people skills
    • Experience interacting with younger children helpful
    • The ability to stand or sit for long periods of time (for certain volunteer positions)
    • Prior volunteer/work experience helpful
    • Enthusiasm about volunteering and supporting the community



    Floor Guide Volunteer: 

    Be one of the friendly faces that help enhance guest’s experiences, and learning through interaction in our Museum exhibits. Assist the Museum staff by ensuring a safe and clean environment on the Museum floor. Keep an eye out for lost children and keep exhibits organized so that all patrons can enjoy the interactive exhibits!
    Weekday & Saturday Shifts: 10 AM to 2PM

    Administrative Volunteer:

    Assist in the busy Administrative Offices of the Museum in a variety of ways! This volunteer position provides opportunities to support the Museum staff with clerical projects and can include anything from helping prepare mailings, binders, project kits, filing papers, data entry, or creating labels.
    Weekday Shifts Only: Between 1PM to 3 PM.

    Gardener Volunteer:

    Master Gardeners and novices apply!  Come spend some time outside in our beautiful 7-acre historical park.
    Weekday & Saturday Shifts: Between 10 AM to 3 PM.

    Birthday Party Coordinator Volunteer:

    Work alongside Museum staff to ensure every child’s birthday is celebrated successfully! Check in party arrivals and provide assistance during set-up, including answering important questions about party guidelines.
    Saturday Shifts: 10AM to 2PM

    Special Events Volunteer:

    Assist with annual evening and daytime events. We annually host many exciting events where you or your group could lend a hand and receive a rewarding experience.

    Some of these events include-

    Santa’s Village (Novemeber-Decemeber)

    Dog Jog (August)

    WhistleStop (May)

    Dog Days of Summer (June-September)

    Folk Life Festival (April)

    -And many more!


    Youth Summer Volunteer:

    Spend your summer playing with children in the Museum galleries and leading craft and story time.  You’ll volunteer with other high school students from around the Huntsville area while gaining valuable experience that looks great on a college resume!

    Weekday and Saturday Shifts: 10AM to 3PM



    If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the Volunteer Application Form by clicking the link below

    Volunteer Application

    Stacey Hain Volunteer Coordinator- 256.564.8119 email at