SCCHGS is an energetic group of volunteers, always looking for new friends. Let us know about your skills and interests and we will find a place for you to contribute, meet new people and have fun. While some of our more pressing needs are listed below, we can always find a place for new volunteers.

Please email the , or fill out the Volunteer Form, or leave your name and message on the Society’s phone (408) 615-2986.


Our search for a Treasurer is starting now to ensure maximum overlap with our current Treasurer for training purposes. The Treasurer position requires about three hours per month plus attendance at the monthly board meetings every month except August and December. Contact current Treasurer for more information.


The Secretary position will also be open starting July 1. It requires about one hour per month plus attendance at the monthly board meetings every month except August and December. The Secretary takes notes at the Board meetings and produces minutes.

The Treasurer and Secretary positions are Executive Board voting positions and help steer the future of SCCHGS. You will work with a dedicated group of fellow volunteers with a passion for genealogy and history and are sure to make some new friends.

Webmaster team members or Webmaster

SCCHG needs to backup or replace the current webmaster. Taking input from board and committee and project volunteers, turn it into an important public face of the Society. Regularly change home and member area website pages. A team approach is welcomed, sharing different responsibilities and technologies. This is a technical position, see more . Contact President or webmaster .

Newsletter Editor

The editor is responsible for collecting articles from the columnists and producing ten newsletter per year. Training and assistance are available. A separate team is responsible for distributing the newsletter and proofreaders are available.

Library committee members

We are looking for people to join the team that manages the Society's collection. The team is responsible for binding journals, managing subscriptions, sorting book donations, handling the book sale cart, and determining what books and journals to add to the collection.

Write Articles

Newsletter articles on genealogy or local history and journal length local history articles for our publication, Connections are always needed and welcome.

Publicity flyer creation

Do you have a creative flair? We could use your help to create flyers for upcoming speakers and events

Book Indexing

We continue to index local history books such as the Image of America Series. Check out a book and create a spreadsheet of those mentioned in the book for posting on our website.