Volunteer & Donate

Join the Manassas Museum’s Volunteer cohort and share your passion for history and museums!
The Manassas Museum is hosting visitors in our newly reimagined spaces and we are recruiting Volunteers who will support the museum in a variety of ways:
Greeting Visitors:

  • Greet visitors when they come into the building.
  • Orient visitors to museum spaces (bathrooms, meeting rooms, etc.).
  • Orient visitors to exhibit themes and available resources, such as interactives and gallery guides. Please note, greeters will not be leading any tours of the galleries or historic sites at this time.
  • Answer basic questions about City destinations (e.g. recommend a restaurant downtown, etc.)

Program Assistance:

  • Provide information, assist with hands-on crafts and other activities, and event set-up and cleanup. 
  • May include physical labor, administrative assistance, and working with the public. 

Discovery Cart:

  • Properly set up and tear down the Discovery Cart 
  • Engage visitors with museum collections objects
  • Use a visitor-centered approach and inquiry-based learning strategies to facilitate conversations with visitors 
  • Ensure safety of collections objects by enforcing procedures for proper collections handling   
  • Encourage visitors to interact with the Discovery Cart

Liberia House:

  • Follow all proper procedures for opening and closing the house
  • Welcome visitors 
  • Provide information about house and grounds as relevant
  • Use a visitor-centered approach and inquiry-based learning strategies to facilitate conversations with visitors 
  • Monitor visitors for safety and accessibility concerns

If you would like to be a Museum Volunteer, please fill out this form and send it to Rachel Goldberg at rgoldberg@manassasva.gov. If you have any questions about volunteering, please call 703-257-8265.

Adopt A...
Pitch into the Keep Manassas Beautiful effort by adopting a spot, park, field, stream, street and more. Check out the possibilities.
Adopt an Object
Sponsor the conservation of an object in the museum's collection. Call 703-257-8452 or email the curator.
Parks Clean-Up Volunteers 
2024 Parks Cleanups
If you or your group would like to know about opportunities, please sign up to find out about park events. 

Volunteers for larger projects such as trail building 
Are you an Eagle Scout candidate, a service club member, or someone looking to make a difference in your community by building trails, bridges or other features at parks and historic sites? 

Please call us at 703-368-1873 or email us for more information. 

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