The Research Center is staffed by a group of over one hundred volunteers supervised by the Research Center’s dedicated staff. The volunteers specialize in different areas of expertise. On staff are two librarians, an archivist, a photo curator, two genealogy experts and two photographers. Thank you for your time. We value it as much as you do!

What Does It Take to Be a Volunteer?

Passion for local history
Experience with genealogical research helpful
Like to work with the public
Special talent and want to share your time with others

When Are Volunteers Needed?

Volunteer hours normally coincide with business hours (Tuesday through Friday from 9:00- 4:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 8:30 – 12:00 noon. Volunteers need not set a rigid schedule for their work time. They may come in when they have the time and ambition, but we do encourage a regular schedule each week in the interest of keeping projects moving.

Volunteer Application

Please complete the Volunteer Application and email it or you can drop it off or mail it to Sheboygan County Historical Research Center, 518 Water Street, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085. You will be welcomed and given a tour of the facility and then started on your volunteer journey.

Meet SCHRC’s Volunteers

Upper left: Ron Goelz, photo scanning; Upper Center, Jeff Schmidtke, Indexing and General; Upper right: Megan Goeser, Lakeland University intern
Center left:  Marlin Miller, cemetery transcription; Al Risseeuw, man of many talents; Center center: Marge Canisius, obituaries; Center right: Doris Kraus, filing; Lower left: Kate, Drake University intern and volunteer

Kohler Generator folders and letter stuffers

Barb Goelz, marriages and Al Risseeuw, filing and sorting

Mary Meyer, exhibits and research