Keeping a 160 year old mill preserved, maintained and presented to the public in a way that is welcoming to daily visitors takes the effort of an entire community. At Bear’s Mill, we rely upon the time, talent and expertise of volunteers from varied backgrounds to help us keep our treasure alive for future generations to enjoy. Interested in joining us as a volunteer? Read through the opportunities and benefits, then submit your filled out volunteer form so a volunteer coordinator can be in contact.
Our retail volunteers are vital to the smooth operation of the Mill Market, which provides crucial funding for the organization. General Description: Greeting visitors (both tourists and local customers), talking with new visitors about the history of the mill, assisting with sales and other various Mill Store duties. Retail volunteers receive a 20% discount. Required Hour Choices: Once per week shifts- 10:30 to 2:30, 1:30 to 5:30, 10:30 to 5:30 or bi-weekly shift- 10:30 to 5:30. Read more on volunteer opportunities and to fill out our volunteer form.