Canterbury Shaker Village is seeking volunteers in the areas of special events and craft demonstrations. Special event volunteers work with the public, artists, and demonstrators at Village events from May to December. Craft demonstrators interpret traditional arts, including weaving, spinning, box making, broom making, and letterpress printing from May to October. Training is provided. Volunteer benefits include: Membership eligibility (based on volunteer hours), discounts at the Museum Store, Farmstand, and on workshops, and invitations to volunteer appreciation events. Send letter of interest, resume and references to Canterbury Shaker Village, 288 Shaker Road, Canterbury NH 03224 or click here to send your items via e-mail.
Garden Volunteers Needed
Canterbury Shaker Village is seeking individuals or groups who are interested in helping to plant and maintain herb, vegetable, and perennial gardens. These gardens and associated farm fields are used to help explain the rich history of the relationship between the Shakers and agriculture. Volunteers must be able to do some physical work outdoors in varying weather. Gardening experience a plus, but not required. Training and tools are provided. Benefits include the opportunity to work with veteran volunteers and staff to learn about Shaker use of plants and the experience of working on land that has been farmed by the Shakers for 200 years. In addition, volunteers receive discounts at the Museum Store and can work toward a free membership at the Village. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the gardens, please contact us at 603-783-9077 ext. 284 or click here to send an email.
Canterbury Shaker Village prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or marital status. Canterbury Shaker Village is an equal opportunity employer.