Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village offers fulfilling volunteer experiences for all ages and interests. We frequently work with seniors, corporate groups, scouts, and students of all ages looking to complete community service hours.

Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas: school tour docents, special events, historic interpretation, collections, historic costuming, gardening and grounds, administrative and clerical, maintenance, and more.

Interested in an internship? Currently we offer them in: Education, Guest Services, and Marketing. Please email info@bnhv.org for more information.

2018 Event Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Maple Weekend – March 24 & 25, Varying Shifts – Indoor (Maple Breakfast) & Outdoor (Educational Programming) Opportunities
  • German Sommerfest – June 3, Varying Shifts – Admissions
  • Pioneer Day Camp – July 9 – 13, July 23 – 27, Varying Shifts – Educational Programming
  • 34th Annual Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival – August 18 – 19, Varying Shifts – Admissions, Ticket Sales, ID Check & More!
  • Harvest Day – September 8, Varying Shifts – Educational Programming
  • 5K Run In The Country – September 22, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm – Admissions, Serving, Clean Up
  • Halloween Trick or Treat – October 19, 4:30 – 9:00 pm & October 20, 3:30 – 9:00 pm – Steffen Snack Stop
  • Holiday Tea – December 1, 12:30 – 3:00 pm – Admissions, Raffles
  • Breakfast With Santa – December 2, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm – Serving, Clean Up
  • Taste of Christmas Past – December 8, 5:00 – 10:00 pm, Admissions, Raffles
  • Seasonal Decorations – Scottish (August), Halloween (October), Holiday (November).

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Becoming a volunteer is easy.

To sign up, please complete the form below, email info@bnhv.org, or call 716-689-1440 for more information.

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