The Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County offers rewarding opportunities for the volunteer. The time donated by you the volunteer helps keep the history of Quincy and Adams County alive.
Please contact the Society office at (217) 222-1835 to discuss one of these opportunities...
Will provide assistance in the Victorian flower garden on the north side of the Governor John Wood Mansion and at the log cabin.
Office Assistant – General
Provides general assistance on an as needed basis or by schedule.
Quincy's History Shop Docent/Clerk
Greets and provides information to visitors, brochures, and directions to area points of interest. Conducts sales of Quincy and area merchandise.
Assists librarian in cataloging collection artifacts, which includes: all necessary and accurate research, complete and accurate item description, full item photographs.
Educational Program Docent – 4th grade
Works with a team to present and interpret the Governor John Wood Mansion to 4th grade students.
Educational Program Docent – 3rd grade
Works with a team to present and interpret the 1835 Log Cabin and pioneer life of Adams County.
Interpretive Tour Docent
Presents tour of Mansion and/or History Museum that are thematic, historically accurate, and tailored to suit audience interest.
Organizes artifacts, cleans, and appropriately stores items in collection.