Volunteers help us fulfill our mission of bringing together individuals with a shared love for history to engage and educate visitors on colonial life in North Carolina and our port city. Their commitment and expertise is an integral part of what keeps the museum’s door open to the public.

There are many opportunities for volunteers to help the Burgwin-Wright House carry out its mission. To get involved, email [email protected] or call 910-762-0570.
Volunteer opportunities include:
Docent— learn a script and lead tours
Host—Greet visitors and assist in the visitor center
Gardener —work in our gardens alongside the garden committee chair
Costumer — hand sew costumes, aprons, etc.
Researcher— conduct research