Contact Us:

East Carolina Conservation Laboratory
Department of History
279 Flanagan Building, East Fifth Street
Greenville, North Carolina 27858
Phone: 252-328-6587 Fax: 252-328-6754
Email: Department of History

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ECCL Volunteer Opportunities

Many different volunteer opportunities are available with the East Carolina Conservation Laboratory and the Department of Anthropology at ECU. ECCL and the Department of Anthropology welcome volunteers from all backgrounds although previous experience in a laboratory setting is helpful. Volunteer opportunities include duties such as artifact handling, artifact documentation, artifact organization as well as database management.

If you are interested in volunteering with ECCL and the Department of Anthropology, please complete and submit a Volunteer Application form.


Registering for Volunteer Hours

In addition to contacting us, student volunteers also need to register with the Volunteer and Service-Learning Center before they are able to begin working at ECCL. More information on registration with the VSLC in available here. To register, complete the following steps:


1. Register on OrgSync for ECU VSLC website.


2. Click on the "Sign in with Campus ID" link in the top right corner.

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3. Using your PirateID and password, sign in to the OrgSync site.

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4. If you are a first time user, you may have to complete a few forms online. Please read over the information and follow the directions.

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5. The "home page" of OrgSync will display various features. To find the conservation lab, please click on "Service Opportunities".

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6. The conservation lab is listed under "Cultural Heritage Conservation and Museum Artifact Preservation". It may show up as an ongoing opportunity or you can search for it in the search bar.

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7. Once you click on the conservation lab opportunity, you can click the green button to "Sign Up Now".

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7. To register your hours, follow the directions on the front page of OrgSync. The ECCL portal is