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Archives & Collections
Broomfield Center for Leadership
Museum Site and Its History
Plan your visit
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Retail-Local Books & PBS DVD
Rochester Hills Museum Young Leaders Circle
Stoney Creek Schoolhouse
Support the Museum
Weddings and Private Events
Parks and Natural Resources
Volunteers are at the heart of Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm's continued success. Whether it is leading a tour of our historic buildings, working a special event, or cataloging artifacts, our volunteers help us fulfill our mission by sharing and preserving the history of the greater Rochester community and the Taylor/Van Hoosen family.
If you are interested in becoming one of our valued volunteers, please
submit a volunteer form
. If you have any questions, please contact us at 248.656.4663 or
Archives and Collections Assistants
assist the Museum's Archivist with a variety of archival related tasks such as cataloging, digitizing, processing, and research.
lead tours of our 1840 Van Hoosen Farmhouse and 1850 Red Tenant House on Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 3:00 pm. These individuals play an important role in sharing the incredible story of the Van Hoosen family with our visitors.
Front Desk Assistants
greet visitors during our open hours on Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 3:00 pm. They are responsible for introducing visitors to the Museum, taking admissions, and handling Museum Store purchases.
Wedding/Private Event Assistants
assist our Event Coordinator with wedding ceremonies, receptions, and other private parties that take place on our grounds. They help make our private rentals run smoothly by assisting with wedding rehearsals, parking, deliveries and set-up.
Special Events Assistants
help with the Museum's special events such as Wet and Wild Wednesdays, Pumpkin Festival, and Old Fashioned Christmas. They assist with many different aspects of these events including admissions, parking, and activity coordinating.
Museum Volunteer Request Form
The Rochester Hills Museum is happy to host high school, undergraduate, and graduate interns pursuing a degree in a relevant field. Internships are available in the following areas:
Archives and Collections
Educational Program Development
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