Volunteer at the Sugar Museum!

Are you interested in or do you have a connection to Maui’s sugar history or plantation life? Are you a high school student who needs to fulfill volunteer hours for graduation? If so, we have a volunteer opportunity for you!

Front Desk Admissions

Greet visitors safely, behind a clear barrier. Direct visitors to their tour, process payments using Square, answer questions. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, 10-12 or 12-2. Please see our COVID-19 policy below and learn how we care for your safety.

Gift Shop Help

Greet visitors safely, behind a clear barrier. Ring up sales using Square, answer questions, stock shelves. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, 10-12 or 12-2. Please see our COVID-19 policy below and learn how we care for your safety.

Outdoor Field Equipment Care

Do you have experience with sugar cane harvesting equipment? Are you a former HC&S employee, or just an aficionado? We could use your help inspecting our field equipment displays, and offering advice on startup and care of the machines. Current Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10-12 or 12-2.

COVID-19 Volunteer Policy

Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum will accept Virtual volunteers (when available), Individual in-person volunteers for indoor/outdoor work, and Small group (10 or fewer) in-person volunteers for indoor/outdoor work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Small group will be more or less depending on the current local mandate.

The Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum is committed to the health and safety of our community. Volunteers and staff are required to take steps to prevent transmission of respiratory viruses during in-person volunteering. We are following the recommendations of Hawai’i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (HANO). Please view their most recent guidance before reporting for in-person volunteer opportunities, and be prepared to follow those best practices in regards to Masks, Physical distancing, Hand hygiene, Cleaning & Sanitization.

Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum will provide the following protective materials for in-person volunteers:

  • Masks
  • Gloves
  • Hand washing stations with running water and soap
  • Hand sanitizer

For volunteer safety and the health of our community, Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum will follow strict cleaning and sanitization guidelines outlined by Hawai’i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (HANO).

Notify and Stay home:

Please notify Holly Buland, Assistant Director (operations@sugarmuseum.com) at Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum if:

  • You are scheduled for an in-person volunteer event and you or a household member is exhibiting these symptoms. Please stay at home and seek medical attention as required.

You or a household member are diagnosed with COVID-19 or are showing these symptoms within 14 days after participating in an in-person volunteer event.

Volunteer Application

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Volunteer Brochure

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