The Butler County Historical Society has extensive historical, genealogical, and photographic collections as well as thousands of artifacts that provide opportunities for historical enthusiasts to get involved.

If you are interested in volunteering in the following areas, please fill out this form.



  • Museum Collections Management
  • Database Entry
  • Genealogical Research
  • Research for Publications
  • Write articles for our newsletter


  • Housecleaning
  • Cleaning out/organizing vertical and family files
  • Light maintenance at School House
  • Light Maintenance at Shaw House
  • Light maintenance at Cooper Cabin
  • Gardening/yard work at all sites
  • Upkeep at Cooper Cabin, inside and out
  • Upkeep at School House

Events & Programming

  • Planning programs
  • Programming at Cooper Cabin
  • Programming at School House
  • Executing fund-raising activities
  • Giving tours at our sites

Collection Preservation

  • Scan photos and negatives from our voluminous collection
  • Scan paper collections