The Waupaca Historical Society is always happy to welcome volunteers. Volunteers for the following positions are greatly needed:
Holly History and Genealogy Center – Saturday Staff: Volunteers needed to staff the center on Saturday mornings (9 a.m. to 12 noon). Volunteers assist patrons with history or genealogy research, and photocopy or book sales. New volunteers will be partnered with existing staff. Training and Orientation provided.
Holly History & Genealogy Center – Afternoon Volunteer: Assist the Director with various projects, such as, assembling newsletters, filing history articles, arranging special exhibits. 2-3 hours on either a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday afternoon.
Hutchinson House- Volunteers are greatly needed to help as tour guides during the hours the house is open to the public.No prior knowledge of the house or it contents is needed. This is a fun opportunity to learn about the house and visit with interested people. Help is also needed to do maintenance and cleaning. Right now there is an urgent need for carpentry and painting help.
Train Depot Restoration Project Volunteers-Volunteers needed to assist Project Manager with restoration of Waupaca’s historic Train Depot. Many types of work available including things such as clean up, refinishing, woodwork, roof repair, cement work and yard work. Assistance with depot events is also needed. Flexible hours.
Waupaca Historical Society, 321 South Main Street, Waupaca, WI 54981 –– (715) 256-9980
The Holly History & Genealogy Center is open Wed. and Fri. from 12 to 3 p.m. and Thurs. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
We are also open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., June through August.