At Maine’s First Ship, most of our work is done by volunteers. We need people with many different skills, and of all ages to augment the work of the board and our part-time administrator.

During this time of physical distancing, we have a projects that can be accomplished virtually or at your home.

Interested in construction activities? Join us at the boat-shed any Wednesday or Saturday between 10 and 2.

For other opportunities, email mfs1@mfship.org


Join us Wednesdays and Saturdays to complete Virginia. Woodworking skills are desirable but not required. We have lots of jobs to do.


Interpret Virginia and the Popham Colony to visitors. Meet people from around the world, and you also get to sell books and hats.


Create educational material for children and adults. Give a talk. Lend a hand. You will learn a lot as well.


How are you at 17th century costuming? This is a work from home job.


Good at photography? Graphic design? Web site administration? Social media? We need you.

General Help

Help in the office, help in the freight shed, help with events. Even better if you don't mind cleaning.


Do you have experience writing grant proposals? Just have a lot of rich friends? Help the Virginia.

Board of Directors

If you want to really get involved, join the board of directors. Don't expect this is be a small job.