Ramsey County Historical Society & Gibbs Farm
Job & Volunteer Opportunities
Gibbs Farm Group Volunteer Opportunities
Gibbs Farm has a variety of projects for corporate groups, scout troops, students or clubs. Group volunteer projects are active and outdoor, options may include painting, gardening and light landscaping. These projects are designed to take two hours and are usually appropriate for groups of 7-25. Week day projects are available during June-August, during May, September and October we can schedule weekend group projects. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Volunteer Tour Guides
Ramsey County Historical Society is looking for volunteers to lead tours at two locations in Downtown St Paul. RCHS facilitates public and private tours of the Ramsey County Courthouse/City Hall and St Paul Union Depot. Tour guides receive training and materials needed to help visitors explore the history, art and architecture of these beautiful public buildings.
The ideal tour guide has a love of history and is excited to share it with a diverse audience of locals and visitors. Excellent verbal communication is a must! Experience giving tours or working with the public in an educational capacity is preferred, but not required.
Courthouse tours are Mondays at 12:15 and Union Depot tours take place every other Tuesday at 11:00. Tour guides must be available to give one or two public tours per month, and generally have availability to lead occasional private tours during the week.
Interested? Please contact Robyn Priestley at email@example.com with any questions, or send a brief email that describes your interest and relevant experience.
Youth Intern Program
Gibbs Farm’s Youth Intern Program is a summer leadership program that allows students between the ages of 12 to 18 to experience working at a historic site as they assist staff in running camps. Interns accepted into the program attend a one-day training in June. During camp, interns are costumed and are responsible for helping staff and making sure all the campers feel included and have the best experience possible!
Interns for Summer 2020 have already been selected. Please check back in March for information on Summer 2021!