New England Historic Genealogical Society

99-101 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
November 29, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Portuguese Speaking Proofreaders and Indexers


Seeking Volunteers who can read Portuguese and are familiar with Portuguese names to help proofread and index Catholic Records. As a part of New England Historic Genealogical Society’s project to digitize and preserve the Catholic Records of the Archdiocese of Boston.

Volunteering can be done from the comfort of your own home, whenever you have time. Materials can be sent via email. Volunteers are welcome to come on-site to index.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Read & Index Church Records


· Must Read Portuguese

· Must Read Cursive

How To Apply:

Please email a letter of interest to Rachel Adams at

Apply by:
January 24, 2019
This is an UNPAID internship or volunteer position. Compensation in the form of community service hours, college credit, letters of recommendation, and limited access to the facilities.
About this Organization:

American Ancestors / New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is America’s founding genealogical organization and the most respected name in family history. Established in 1845, American Ancestors / NEHGS is the nation’s leading resource for family history research. American Ancestors / NEHGS provides comprehensive family history services through an expert staff, original scholarship, educational opportunities, world-class research center, and award-winning website,, to help family historians of all levels explore their past and understand their families’ unique place in history.

American Ancestors / NEHGS is a member-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to advancing the study of family history in America and beyond, by educating, inspiring, and connecting people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise.

As the flagship genealogical society in the nation, American Ancestors / NEHGS serves more than 260,000 members and millions of online users with more than a billion searchable records on, and through the assistance of a full-time staff of more than 100  genealogical experts and nonprofit professionals.