How Can You Help?

Volunteer for a one-time or ongoing opportunity!

Check out the 13 projects that are waiting for volunteers. Then take the next step to contact us to offer your time and tell us your interests to be matched with projects.


Fundraising Coordinator

Coordinate fundraising events throughout the year.

Public Relations

Do you have an interest in spreading the word about the only one-room schoolhouse in Schuylkill County? Identify sources and coordinate public information regarding Stanhope programs and activities.

Basement Restoration

Work is needed to replace a small section of floor and brace some areas underneath the floor. You supply the labor and we supply the materials.

Landscaping Project

Brush needs to be cleared, plants need to be planted, and parking lot needs to be constructed. Can you or a group of friends help with any of this short term project?


Are you a retired teacher or interested in teaching others about history?

We are looking for docents to provide programs to youth and adults as needed.

Exterior Restoration

Exterior screens need to be restored. A fresh coat of paint is needed to preserve the wood structure. Masonry work is also needed. This can be an individual or group project. You supply the labor and we supply materials!

General Volunteer
Odd Jobs

There are a number of odd jobs which need to be done. This list is ever changing and currently includes assisting with events, arranging displays, installing light fixtures, security system and building/installing stairs to the basement.

Contact us for current needs.

Bell Installation
Not Afraid of Heights?

We need a group to put the schoolhouse bell back in the campanile.
Since school is back is session we want to ring the bell.

Program Coordinator

Coordinate all aspects of the public program for May, July and September. 

Historical Research

Help collect and organize information about life in the Stanhope area and the Stanhope Schoolhouse between 1876 and 1952. Obtain oral history from Stanhope alumni.


Are you organized and have good skills with Microsoft Word? We have information that needs to be organized and put into a Word document so books can be developed for publication.


Can you build a wooden replica of the outhouse that students used when the school was open OR build and install stairs to the basement?

We will supply the materials and have the foundation from the original outhouse.


Do you have skills in photography and video production? We are looking for videos of programs, oral history from Stanhope alumni, and promotional purposes. Pictures to document events are also needed.