Current Volunteer Opportunities


Bay County Historical Society is currently looking for individuals who are interested in Bay County history and want to serve on the Board of Directors. Applicants need to be 18 years old or older.  This is a two-year commitment. 
  • Know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs as well as understand its collective purpose
  • Serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization
  • Leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to achieve the organization’s mission
  • Help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and influence public policy
  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in monthly board meetings
  • Participate fully in one or more committees or taskforces
Skills needed:
  • Strategic decision-making skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Adaptability and positive-future thinking skills
  • Strong listening skills
  • Govenance skills


Bay County Historical Society is currently looking for volunteers to work in the Museum Store during the week and on Saturdays in the summer.  Applicants need to be 18 years old or older. 
  • Welcome and greet guest
  • Prompt, efficient, and courteous service
  • Provide guest with direction or information about the museum
  • Operate a cash register
  • Answer the telephone
Skills needed:
  • Customer service skills
  • The ability to work well with others.
  • Patience, sensitivity, and understanding

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Bay City, MI 48708
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