Maine Maritime Museum was founded in 1962 by people interested in preserving and promoting Maine's rich maritime history. Since then, hundreds of volunteers have contributed to the Museum's success.
You, too, can help maintain a significant part of Maine's history by becoming part of our volunteer crew and finding:
A sense of accomplishment...
As a non-profit organization, the Museum depends on its volunteers to accomplish many of its short- and long-term goals. Annually, Museum volunteers contribute thousands of hours. Thanks to this dedication and pride, we've become a renowned institution in the field of maritime history.
A sense of community...
As a Maine Maritime Museum volunteer, you will be able able to work with others who share your interest in preserving Maine's maritime culture and heritage. Through a variety of volunteer activities, you will experience a sense of camaraderie and community spirit that has lured people to the maritime trades and this Museum for many years.
Get involved in a volunteer activity at the Museum that best fits your individual interests, skills, and available time, such as: Administration; Visitor Services; Tour Guides; Public Programs; Collections/Library or Maintenance. See the full list of volunteer opportunities by clicking here.
Currently, our greatest volunteer need is for guide of the Donnell House, the Victorian shipbuilder's home located on our museum campus.
If you prefer, you may contact the Volunteer Office directly by e-mail or call (207) 443-1316 ext. 350, today.