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A group of volunteers and employees pose on a porch in warm clothing

Lighthouse Volunteers

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Three ladies dressed as if it was the 1930s at Christmas pose
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Volunteers pose on the grounds of the Tybee Light Station. They are in t-shirts and it is cloudy
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An older woman in a 1930s dress stands while holding on to a chair. She is in front of a dining tabl
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Volunteers at a Christmas party smile
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A lighthouse keeper in a dark blue suit and hat with a white shirt, black tie & glasses walks.
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Volunteers sit on the spiral staircase that is inside the Tybee Lighthouse
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Our volunteers are the backbone of our organization. We are a non-profit which relies on our volunteers and their many talents.


Are you willing and able to help?

Volunteers do the following:

  • Greet the visitors at the Light Station and Museum

  • Help on site with various projects

  • Interpretation

Benefits of becoming a volunteer include:

  • Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

  • 40% discount on Gift Shop merchandise

  • Meet people from all over the world

  • Share your background and experience

  • Learn about Light Station, Fort Screven, and Tybee Island history

  • Guide visitors to enjoying the amenities of the island and the Savannah area

  • Invitations to special events


Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 912-786-5801 or


Become a Member Today

Membership to the Tybee Island Historical Society includes:

Free admission to the Light Station and Museum

10% discount on Gift Shop merchandise

A bi-annual newsletter

Membership Appreciation Dinner

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A man on scaffolding works on restoring the lighthouse

We Rely on Your Generosity

Your contribution will help the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum continue to provide the best possible service to the public. Your contribution will help with the continued preservation of the site and the education of our visitors.