Township of Ocean Historical Museum
An Open Door To History
Copyright 2016 (C) Township of Ocean Historical Museum 
Township of Ocean Historical Museum
Address: 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ 07712
Mailing: P.O. Box 516, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-0516 


(732) 531-2136
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We are looking for You !!

The Museum is open to the public on a regularly scheduled basis and is a 100% Volunteer Organization.  

Are you the person we are looking for?  We need more help to operate the Woolley House.  Volunteers are needed for all of the positions listed below:

  • Receptionist:  Meet and greet Museum visitors, direct them to the part of the Museum they wish to visit. Help needed for two hours on Thursday evenings once a month.  Receptionists are also needed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, Thursday Evening from 7:00 to 9:00 PM and the First and Second Sunday of each month, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.

  • Tour guide:  Accompany visitors as they view the various exhibits. Answer simple questions.  

  • Research Librarian:  Organizes and oversees the Museum’s historical documents.  Creates and manages access to the documents to the public.  The Museum needs a librarian for Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon.  This position only requires three hours each week. do you have library experience?

  • Librarian and library Assistant:  Assist visitors in the Research Library.  

  • Quilters:  Join the Museum quilters group and help to produce the annual quilt to be raffled as well as various craft items for sale at the Museum store.

  • Communications Assistant:  Help the Director of Communications with public relations materials, write for the Newsletter, and assist with visuals presentations.

  • Office Assistant:  Lend a hand with mailings, filing, sorting Museum materials, organize and filing.

Can you give four or more hours each week to the Museum?  Every other week?  We need high school students, housewives, retirees, any one who is interested in helping with Museum operations and has some time to donate.   We are looking at you, can you help??

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