Are you considering becoming Nevada City Interpreter?
Living history is an exciting and educational way to experience the past. By volunteering as a living history interpreter, you can play an important role in bringing history to life for visitors of all ages.
As a living history volunteer, you will have the opportunity to step back in time and immerse yourself in the culture, customs, and everyday life of a historical period. You'll wear period clothing, use authentic tools and equipment, and interact with visitors as if you were actually living in that time.
The benefits of volunteering as a living history interpreter are many. You'll gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of history, as well as develop important skills such as public speaking, research, and interpretation. You'll also have the opportunity to share your passion for history with others and help to spark their interest in the past.
Living history volunteer opportunities are available at a variety of historical crafts and trades. There are many different roles to choose from, such as demonstrating period crafts or cooking, interpreting the daily life of soldiers or settlers, or serving as a guide on historical tours.
No matter what role you choose, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in how visitors experience and understand history. You'll help to bring the past to life in a way that is both engaging and informative, and you'll be able to share your love of history with others.
So if you're looking for a rewarding and fulfilling volunteer opportunity, consider becoming a living history interpreter. You'll make a real difference in how people understand and appreciate history, and you'll have a great time doing it!
If you're interested in volunteering as a living history interpreter, please complete and return the application from our menu. Your contact is Leona Stredwick, the coordinator for Nevada City to learn more about the opportunities available and to get involved. We look forward to hearing from you!
New This Year!
New for 2023: “Stop in Time Experience” On Saturdays, join the volunteers for the day – Step
back in time dressed up in historic clothing and get involved with historic skills or occupations.
Lunch, clothing, and historic mentor provided. $75 per person, ask about family/group rates
(48-hour advance notice required)