The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society, Inc. is always looking for volunteers. Several of the areas in which volunteers assist us are listed below; please don’t hesitate to call (910-679-6424) or e-mail ( /volunteering ) us if you are interested! You may also use the Volunteer Sign Up button above to submit your information via an online form.


The Society’s volunteer docents give guided tours of the Latimer House or walking tours of historic downtown Wilmington. All training and materials are provided. 

Special Program Volunteers

Many of the Society’s special programs — such as the Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour, the Secret Garden Tour, the Discover Wilmington Summer Camp, our Victorian Children’s Days, and others — are made possible through the efforts of volunteers who assist with all aspects of the planning and execution of these events.

Archives Assistant

Archives assistants are committed, computer-savvy volunteers who work in the Society’s Archives, assisting the archivist with the general organization and upkeep of the archival collection.

House and Garden Care

 Assist in the maintenance and/or repair of the house (specific skills, such as carpentry or plaster work, are always welcome) and in the planning and care of our gardens.