Looking for Volunteers of All Ages

Get involved with an organization that has been a part of the Akron community since 1924.

SCHS is looking specifically for people who have an interest in any of the following:

Tour Hosts for the Perkins Stone Mansion and John Brown House: Join us in taking special groups and school groups on guided tours of the historic homes or the assist the general public during self-guided tours during regular business hours

Gift Shop Greeters: Manage merchandise and ticket sales and help visitors begin their tour of the historic homes. 

Gardening: Garden aficionados can bring us their skills to Mutton Hill and help our flower beds and grounds shine.

Special Projects: Interested in volunteering and are project minded? Work with us to complete various projects. A variety abounds!

Office Assistance: Assist in organizing and filing in the Society Office.

Research: Work with our staff on researching special topics or items in our collections for interpretation. 

Cleaning: Assist in keeping the historic homes and the Society office looking their best.

Exhibit Setup: We have special changing exhibits in many locations. Help us create and construct exhibits.

Special Events: Volunteers are always needed for special events to help supervise a room in the Mansion, park cars in our lots, play vintage games, etc.

If you are interested in participating in any of these positions, please complete the application below and mail to:

The Summit County Historical Society
550 Copley Rd.
Akron, OH 44320


*All volunteer applications will include a background check.

Volunteer Application