Volunteering in the Lab and on the Site

Several archaeological digs occur in Maine each year and archaeologists are looking for volunteers throughout the summer to help excavate history. There is something for everyone when participating in an archaeological dig (ranging from pre-contact to contact period) whether that’s sifting, digging, screening, surveying, documenting and/or labeling, as well as cataloging.

Each site is unique in its own sense and provides contexts for a broader cultural perspective. Excavations offer individuals the opportunity to learn in-depth description of location, context, cultural significance, and the research goals of each project. Want to learn about how to get involved?

below are contact information for excavations and curation opportunities near you

There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer in laboratory and field settings cataloging, cleaning, analysis, excavating, etc.

If you know of other opportunities, please contact us using Contact web-page so we may share more valuable resources.

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