Volunteer Opportunities

The Valentine places volunteers in the following areas:

  • The 1812 John Wickham House
  • Archives/Photograph Collections
  • Costume & Textile Collection
  • Development Department
  • Gardens, Buildings, and Grounds
  • General Collections
  • Museum Store
  • Public Programs Department
  • Public Relations and Marketing Department
  • Special Events
  • First Freedom Center

When can volunteers work?

General hours for volunteers vary and generally are available Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., with some weekends and evenings as needed.

What are the benefits of volunteering at the Valentine?

Benefits include: free parking, 10% discounts in the Museum Store and at Sally Bell's Kitchen , invitations to special events and educational programs and free access to the Valentine Archives.

How do I apply for a volunteer position?

Send a completed volunteer application (pdf) to the Retail and Visitor Services Director. Applications are accepted at any time.

For more information contact the Retail and Visitor Services Director at (804) 649-0711 ext. 360 or