Would you like to make a difference?

If so, please consider volunteering at the Matilda Joslyn Gage Center! Your passion for social justice and enthusiasm for history will both find outlets at our unique, award-winning museum.

The link below will bring you to our Volunteer Application form.  Please fill it out and send it to us at the address provided. Or, you can take a look at the opportunities below and send us an email saying how you want to help!

Volunteer Application

Send completed form to:

Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation
210 E Genesee Street
Fayetteville, NY 13066

Phone/Fax: (315) 637-9511
Email: Foundation@MatildaJoslynGage.org


  • Greet visitors and give tours.
  • Prepare elegant teas for special visitors.
  • Bring my creative ideas to planning events and programs.
  • I’ll do almost anything if it doesn’t take too long and I’m available.
  • Data entry, filing, and organizing (work reserved for saints only!).
  • Make the yard beautiful.
  • Pour through old newspapers and journals to find out new things about Gage.
  • Organize a series of talks / booksignings by local authors.
  • Strengthen the Gage Center by organizing a fundraising event.
  • Assist in locating and writing grants.
  • Contribute a special gift.
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