Volunteering Opportunities

Individual Volunteering

 

If you are interested in volunteering you can apply online here. You can also download our volunteer application form  ( or the Junior Docent Application ) and mail it to us.  

 

Have questions? Contact us via phone (410-222-1919 x200) or email.

The programs offered by Historic London Towns and Gardens could not occur without our volunteers. They are one of our finest assets and are essential to our day-to-day operations. They give their time and talent freely to explore, preserve, and interpret the history of one of Maryland's earliest seaports and roughly 10 acres of woodland and ornamental gardens.

Volunteer Opportunities​

  • Historic Area Tours

    • ​Volunteers offer guided tours of the historic area and William Brown House from Wednesday - Fridays or can be stationed in the Brown House on Saturdays or Sundays. Occasional need for group tour guiding.

  • Garden Tours

    • ​Volunteers offer guided walking tours of the gardens on as needed basis.

  • Horticulture/Gardens

    • ​Volunteers work in the gardens, generally on Tuesdays or Saturdays and/or can provide hands on learning activities as scheduled.

  • Environmental Stewardship Projects

  • Special Events

    • ​Volunteers assist with special programs as needed.

  • Special Projects

    • ​Volunteers work on specific projects in carpentry, hearth cooking, colonial trades, photography, etc with a varied schedule

  • Museum Shop/Administrative Assistant

    • Volunteers provide assistance with the museum shop, greeting visitors and light administrative assistance during public hours

  • Office/Administration Support

    • ​Volunteers provide administrative assistance to staff on as needed basis

 

Shifts last from 2 - 6 hours depending on what you sign up for. 

 

Volunteer Benefits

  • Free admission to Historic London Town and Gardens for the volunteer and immediate family members

  • Free or reduced costs for the many lectures, seminars, and workshops offered throughout the year

  • Complimentary or reduced admission to a variety of local and regional museums (varies by institution)

  • A yearly Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

  • Volunteer e-newsletter

 

 

Group Volunteer Opportunity: Environmental Stewardship Projects

 

Would your group be interested in volunteering to help restore London Town's gardens and positively impact our local environment? If so, please fill out this form to request doing an environmental stewardship project! Volunteering is free and your service hours are a big help to our gardens. All tools, gloves and bug spray are provided.

839 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD 21037          410-222-1919         londontown@historiclondontown.org

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