Archives & Local History

Archives and Local History - Oral History Interviewer

Oral History Interviewer Volunteers schedule and conduct oral history interviews to capture unique perspectives and stories of individuals with strong ties to Douglas County. Additionally, Archives and Local History (ALH) conducts oral history interviews with American Military Veterans for the Veterans History Project. This is an ongoing collection by the Library of Congress.

The volunteer position involves managing recruitment activities, guiding quality interviews, and serving as a liaison between the Archives & Local History's oral history program and the public.

Qualifications include:

  • Punctuality for interviews
  • Excellent listening and oral communication skills
  • Networking skills a plus
  • Adherence to detailed instructions

Training and support include:

  • Standards of conducting oral history interviews
  • Guidance determining who to interview
  • Use of library spaces for interview appointments
  • Operation of recording hardware
  • Collections handling

Schedule is flexible and negotiable.

Qualifications Required

  • What is your age range? Must be at least 18 years or older

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - All Day
  • Tuesday - All Day
  • Wednesday - All Day
  • Thursday - All Day
  • Friday - All Day


Welcome to Archives & Local History, located at our Castle Rock branch:

100 S. Wilcox St.
Castle Rock, CO 80104

DCL's Archives and Local History Department serves Douglas County, Colorado by collecting, preserving, and providing the greater community with access to its ongoing history.

Volunteer opportunities include: transcribing oral history, conducting oral history interviews, indexing old photography, and more.