Heritage volunteers
Heritage volunteers
Heritage Volunteering
  • Last updated:
  • 11 Jul 2016

Volunteering programs are available at the following historic properties:

  • Bankfoot House in Glasshouse Mountains
  • Fairview in Maleny.

Council staff and volunteer groups work together to research, document, interpret and share the histories of these properties. Volunteers receive specialist training in museum practice.

Bankfoot House

Bankfoot House is a state heritage listed site complete with a collection. The rich history of Bankfoot House includes:

  • buildings
  • the collection
  • photos
  • family and local social history.

Volunteers work at Bankfoot House on Wednesdays.

Typical duties

Bankfoot House volunteers may:

  • organise and host public open days
  • assess and document objects
  • care for collections
  • conduct research
  • enter data
  • educate visitors about the site’s history
  • assist with off-site displays and events.

How to apply

For information on how to volunteer at Bankfoot House, contact council's customer service centre.


Fairview is a state heritage listed site in North Maleny. Fairview is leased by the Friends of Pattemore House.

For details on volunteering at Fairview, please email the Friends at gail@mavmuse.com