Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum, Inc. volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.

Personal Information

Please complete the contact information section below.


You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.

Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?


Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.
Morning - 9am - Noon
Afternoon - Noon - 2pm
Evening - 2pm - 5pm

Work, Education and Volunteer Experience

Please list education, work, skills and your ability level, eg. Moderate to Expert.

Volunteer Preferences

Administration (Behind-the-Scenes Projects)
Archives and Records Services (Research Library and Archives)
Demonstrator - Year Round (Linotype operator, letter press print shop, broom-making shop, machine shop, blacksmithing, weaving/spinning or your specialty)
Docent/Tour Guide (guided tours, ticket-taker, special exhibit host)
Gift Shop (Clerk or stocker)
Historic Preservation (Building restoration projects; machinery restoration)
Programs and Communication (Public Information, Education, and Exhibits)
Steam Engine/Boiler Operation (list experience, certification)
Meridian Mini Maker Faire (Maker – will require submission on Maker Faire website)
Meridian Mini Maker Faire (Volunteer – Eventbrite electronic ticket-taker, museum guide, security)
Santa’s Christmas Factory (Volunteer – Ticket-taker; Amusement train operator (must be over 18;)
Soule’ Live Steam Festival (Demonstrator)
Soule’ Live Steam Festival (Volunteer – Eventbrite electronic ticket-taker, museum guide, security)

Please list your preference(s) below.


Please list your references (not related to you).

Comments/Additional Information

Volunteer Information Center

**Coming Soon** We will provide an online "Volunteer Information Center" where volunteers may check their schedules, update their information, and receive messages in the future. Please select the password you would like to use to access the online Volunteer Information Center when it is available.

I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum, Inc. volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.
By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.