TAKE YOUR PASSION
to the next level.
Between daily activities, evening programs, and weekend events, there's always so much happening at Conner Prairie. We rely on the help of dedicated and passionate volunteers to ensure our guests have fun and our grounds stay beautiful. We are looking for volunteers who are eager to be in the middle of the action at a place where history, science, nature, and art come to life. Does this sound like you?
Browse these examples of opportunities and see how you can get involved. And view the newsletters below for a more in depth view of volunteering at Conner Prairie.
Special Events & Programs
Lend a hand with a variety of tasks at special events and programs like Headless Horseman, Curiosity Fair, Follow the North Star, Symphony on the Prairie and more.
Conner Prairie Store
Assist guests making purchase selections, operate the cash register, organize displays and stock merchandise in the busy Conner Prairie store.
Welcome tour leaders and groups when they arrive at Conner Prairie, provide directional assistance, answer basic questions and escort them to begin their tours. Volunteer opportunity: April through October.
Greet and check-in school field trip groups; provide maps and other information to teachers and group leaders; facilitate additional activities. Volunteer opportunity: April through June; September through November.
Help orient visitors to this outdoor space, or assist with craft and activity areas.
Assist staff with planting, harvesting and maintaining gardens in Conner Prairie's historic areas. Opportunities are also available to discuss and explain the historic gardens to guests. Volunteer opportunity: March through November. (Mondays)
Help create and mend reproduction clothing & home furnishings worn and used on the historic grounds. Sewing, weaving or knitting skills are necessary.
Become a Volunteer today.
For more information, contact Jody Thomas at (317) 776.6000 ext. 264. Training is provided for incoming volunteers.
View the Volunteer Handbook.
Get the newsnews about volunteering.
Newsletter - February 2017
Newsletter - December 2016-January 2017
Newsletter - November 2016
Newsletter - October 2016
Newsletter - September 2016
Newsletter - August 2016
Newsletter - July 2016
Newsletter - June 2016
Newsletter - May 2016
Newsletter - April 2016
Newsletter - March 2016
Newsletter - February 2016
Newsletter - Winter 2015/2016
Newsletter - November 2015
Newsletter - October 2015