Get Involved with Foxfire

As a community-based organization, Foxfire strives to create an inclusive environment made up of awesome individuals just like you! We are always looking for volunteers, and offer college-level internships each summer. You can also find any current openings on our team listed below.

Current Openings

Executive Director

The Foxfire Fund, Inc., the parent organization of the Foxfire Museum and the Foxfire Magazine Program, is seeking an experienced and energetic Executive Director that has an appreciation of Appalachian Heritage and a passion for Foxfire’s mission. This position requires a proven leader who is a team player that can work collaboratively with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.

Read the full job posting here.

College Internships

Foxfire hosts college-level internships on a semesterly basis. To be considered, applicants must be in their senior year of study, a recent graduate, or currently enrolled in a graduate program. Candidates should be self-motivated and familiar with cultural heritage, but consideration will be given to those coming from related disciplines, including history, anthropology, historic preservation, architecture, archaeology, environmental studies, public history, or education. Ideal candidates will have strong research, writing, and public speaking skills. Interests in historic skills or specific elements of Appalachian heritage are a plus. Applicants should be comfortable in the outdoors, as leading tours throughout the museum campus will be part of internship duties.  

Internship projects can include:

  • Historical research
  • Archival organization
  • Digitization of archival materials
  • Collections care
  • Museum interpretation and guided tours
  • Educational outreach
  • Historic preservation and building maintenance
  • Oral history
  • Community-based initiatives
  • Marketing and social media

Learn more here.

For more info, contact kami.ahrens@foxfire.org