Volunteer Opportunities

As a non-profit organization, we rely strictly on volunteers to staff and run our business every day. While we maintain an elected Board of Directors, we have many activities in which we could use a “helping hand.”

Below, you’ll find a list of some specific needs we have right now—click on a title to see a description. Even if your interest isn’t listed, reach out to us and we’ll see how you can help! Thanks in advance for your assistance!

Administrative Assistant
Handles miscellaneous correspondence and special projects. Requires Microsoft Office familiarity and good writing skills.
Fundraising Specialist
Requires Microsoft Office familiarity, experience in writing grand requests and fundraising appeals, and donor contact by telephone, mail, or email.
Special Mailing Assistant
Stuffs ballots, renewal noticies, and special notice materials for mailings.
Publications Sales Assistant
Local (Greater Boston) liaison with bookstores and vendors, and other publications assignments. Requires automobile access for Boston-area errands.
Editorial Assistant
Provides research, writing, and/or layout support for forthcoming publications. Knowledge of InDesign required if interested in layout support.
5706 Project Liaison
Vendor liaison and special projects for our 5706 Streetcar Restoration project. Requires automobile and access for travel to our contractor in Guilford, CT and interpersonal skills in dealing with vendors.
RollSign Staff Photographer
Requires photographic skills and familiarity with a good digital camera. Photoshop editing capability a plus, and good interpersonal skills in dealing with photographic subjects, permissions, model releases and transit authority officials.
RollSign Staff News Writer
Collects and edits news releases and summarizes current events for publication in RollSign Magazine. Writing skills required.
Assistant Webmaster
Helps in setting up, editing, and inserting content into webpages, including our forthcoming Boston Transit eMuseum site. General knowledge of and experience in using HTML, CSS, and WordPress preferred.
Podcast Production Assistant
Helps with production aspects of a podcast, including interview setup and topic selections.
Podcast Post-production Assistant
Helps with post-production editing aspects of a podcast. Some knowledge of related programs required.