Volunteer with DeKalb History Center!

First-time volunteers must apply with DeKalb History Center. Please follow link to application form.

Applicants under the age of 18 must contact the volunteer coordinator directly for an application (requires parent or guardian signature).

Once your application is received, the volunteer coordinator will contact you. Applicants are also subject to a background check. A brief orientation is also required. There is no dedicated parking lot for DHC, but there are parking decks and street parking nearby. These are pay-to-park lots. The Decatur MARTA station is also nearby.

Current opportunities: 

Greeter- museum exhibits are open Monday-Saturday. The greeter sits in the lobby to greet visitors to the museum, 10:30 – 1:30. This position requires sitting and being willing to meet and greet people.

Clerical- we publish a newsletter/journal 4 times a year, as well as other special mailings throughout the year. Volunteers help us with the folding and placing address labels and stamps on the newsletters for mailing. This position requires sitting and repetitive hand/wrist movements.

Special Events, various- This position usually calls for the volunteer to meet and greet people, handle money, and other similar tasks. It may involve sitting, standing, or walking.