Join Our Team


The Erie Canal Museum relies on volunteers for much of that we do. Visit the volunteer page to learn more and fill out our Volunteer Application.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the Museum’s governing body composed of generous individuals committed to upholding the Museum’s mission. To learn more read our Board of Trustees Job Description. If you are interested in applying, fill out out Board of Trustees Application.


We are now accepting applications for Spring 2023 internships. Click below for details about each opportunity.

Collections & Archives Internship – two available – 150 hours total each – $16/hour

Program & Outreach Internship – 120 hours total – $16/hour

Collections Inventory Internship – 10-15 hours/week – Unpaid

Click here for the basic internship application.


No positions open at the moment. You can send an application (below) to to receive notice about future openings.

Erie Canal Museum Employment Application