Ways to Get Involved

Why do we need you?

The West Hants Historical Society is a nonprofit organization run primarily by volunteers. Grants and membership fees allow us to operate our programs, maintain our Museum, and to continue operation of the Museum and Fort Edward.

Become a Member

Your membership fees help us to continue to offer our programs to you and our community.

Make a Donation

One-time and monthly contributions are always welcome. Your donations are greatly appreciated!


Volunteers are the backbone (and heart and soul!) of our organization. Click below for more info and to sign up.

Archive Donation

Have a family heirloom or other item(s) you feel should be in our collections? We're happy to discuss with you.

Become a Volunteer

The West Hants Historical Society relies upon its many wonderful volunteers. Below is a list of currently open positions. You can fill a role on the board or a committee, or you can choose to help out with a specific project or task.

Join our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors meets monthly at the museum. We welcome new board members at any time.

Help perform a task

Don't have time for a repeat commitment? The WHHS always needs capable individuals for completing certain tasks, including everything from office tasks to events to renovations. Please just give us your details and an indication of what type of area you'd like to help with.

  • Like research?
  • Talking to people?
  • Organizing records and files?
  • Maintaining buildings?
  • Moving heavy stuff?
  • Educating the masses?

Whatever your interest, we would love your help!

Join a Committee

Committees meet on a regular basis, determined by ongoing projects and their volunteer members.

The committees/tasks below are currently open:

  • Communications/Publicity
  • Fundraising
  • Gift Shop
  • Programs and Education
  • Publications

Find us on Facebook

You can also check our Facebook page, where we occasionally post specific requests for assistance.

Volunteer Signup Form

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