Volunteers are crucial to the success of Strawbery Banke Museum. Through the efforts of our extraordinary volunteers, Strawbery Banke Museum is able to provide quality programs and events that benefit thousands of visitors each year.

The volunteers of Strawbery Banke Museum give their time and talents to support the following activities:

Archaeology Curatorial Horticulture
Archiving Education Traditional Crafts
Children's Program Greeting Special Events

And numerous other important activities that keep Strawbery Banke Museum moving forward!

Benefits of Volunteering at Strawbery Banke: 
As a small token of appreciation, the museum offers volunteers the following benefits:

  • 2+ hours at an event: receive a complimentary ticket to a Strawbery Banke Signature Event or Museum Admission for 1 Adult.
  • Tiered incentive system (based on the total number of volunteer hours in the previous year): In development; please check back later for more information.

Interested in volunteering?
We appreciate your interest and encourage you to check back following the current COVID-19 situation.  The museum is currently closed and staff working remotely whenever possible.  Strawbery Banke Museum is continuing to monitor and follow the guidance of the CDC, the NH Department of Health and Human Services and Portsmouth’s Health Officer.

PLEASE CLICK HERE to read a special advisory message from Lawrence J. Yerdon, President and CEO, and Zachary Slater, Chair, Board of the Trustees, regarding the museum's efforts to ensure the safety of both visitors and staff.

The museum is in the process of creating an updated Volunteer Handbook and developing a Volunteer Orientation Program. 

Want to make a meaningful and impactful difference for other Strawbery Banke volunteers? We're actively recruiting for the following leadership volunteer positions:

1.  Prospective Volunteer Coordinator

2.  Existing Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

3.  Volunteer Newsletter Coordinator

4. Volunteer Orientation Program Facilitator (sign-up for this role with a friend!)

Thank you for your enthusiastic support for Strawbery Banke!