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Volunteer Information

The Detroit Historical Society accepts volunteer applications during two open enrollment periods each calendar year. The open enrollment periods are:

  • August 1st - October 31st
  • March 1st - May 31st

During an open enrollment period, we are looking for volunteers for specific volunteer positions. The next open enrollment period will begin on March 1. 

Please note that Docent applications are accepted year-round and can be found on our Docent Information page. 

If you are looking for a short-term volunteer opportunity for community service or extra-credit, we may be able to accommodate you. Please download our Temporary Volunteer Information Sheet to learn more.