In the spirit of community development, we would like to invite you to get more involved with the museum. As you can tell, we have much to do and can use all the help we can get! Would you like to be more involved and help us meet our goals? There are many exciting opportunities!

There are six active committees listed below, so find one that meets your interests and talents, and give us a call at (410) 939-4800, or email If you like, simply print and fill out a Volunteer application, and mail it to us, or submit in person.

Volunteer Application

You can help preserve our maritime heritage for the future!

1.  Receptionists

       Greet museum visitors, answer the phone and provide information to visitors when needed.

2. Building & Grounds

     Plan, care for and maintain the museum's developing facilities.

3. Development & Membership

     Promote, recruit and increase Museum membership. Develop the financial resources to         

     support the Museum facilities and programs through annual, capital and endowment 

     campaigns, grants and other fundraising efforts.

4. Special Events & Publicity

     Plan, develop and promote special events, Museum programs and community outreach.

5. Documenting Collections

     Collect, document, conserve and manage Museum’s artifacts, records, photographs and oral 


6. Preservation Program

     Develop classes, demonstrations, lectures and programs to preserve maritime traditions and 

     the Chesapeake Bay’s environment.

7. Interpretation

     Plan, develop and facilitate exhibits, educational programs and tours.


 ** We are also in need of volunteers to help with Fundraising and Coordinating Events. **





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