Become a Hays House Volunteer!

If you are fascinated by history, old buildings, and period clothing, and you want to be part of something special in Harford County, consider becoming a Hays House volunteer. Our volunteers serve the Hay House Museum in many essential capacities.

We always welcome new docents (tour guides) and anyone who can help with public relations, event planning, hands-on history, gardening, old-fashioned housekeeping, our junior docent program, fund raising, maintenance, and more (there’s always more!).

Whether you want to volunteer a little or a lot, we would love to talk with you about all the opportunities that are available. Call 410-838-7691 and ask to speak with the Hays House Chair, or complete our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM .

Dress Display

Volunteers can get valuable hands-on experience with antique and vintage clothing. In this picture, costume expert Colleen Callahan is teaching volunteer Kathy Scholl to make custom mannequins for our With This Ring wedding dress display in 2006.

Playing Music
We have an active “junior” docent program for youth! Hannah is learning to sew, and
Sara (left) and Lauren (right) entertain guest with music on the Hays House lawn.

Our volunteers make it ALL happen! Betsy, Ceil, Donna, and Rich
help out during the Grandma’s Apron event in June 2007.

Kathy Scholl takes visitors on a tour of the latest fashion exhibit.

Susan and her Mom Judy “working” at the Ice Cream Social 2007.

Text and photographs provided by the Hays House volunteers.

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