Volunteering for NBHS is a wonderful way to meet new people, utilize your skills, or pursue a passion. You will truly be making a difference!

If you are interested in volunteering for the New Bern Historical Society (NBHS) please contact our office. We are always looking for volunteers to help in the office, garden, at the battlefield, and with our events and educational programs.


Volunteer opportunities include:

    • Annual fundraising special events (Ghostwalk, Homes Tour, Lantern Tour, Golf Tournament, History Quest)
    • Battlefield guide (no experience required)
    • New Bern Battlefield Park preservation activities
    • Gardens and grounds landscape and maintenance
    • Acting
    • Historic building stewardship
    • Children's events (Battlefield Adventure Day, Living History Day)
    • Grant writing
    • Office assistance
    • Photography, videography
    • Baking for special events
    • Catering/party planning
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