Help Wanted

Need Extra Income? Consider Becoming a Courthouse Researcher.

The Christian Science Monitor has an interesting article that will appeal to genealogists looking for some extra income. If you are good at this work, it might become a full-time job. The article by Linsey Knerl starts by saying, “Do you enjoy searching through public records, such as property records or even criminal files? You might be a good fit to be a courthouse researcher. The job can also be a great way to supplement your income.”

You could be researching anything from genealogy, property records, titles, probate cases, tax liens, or even criminal records.

You can read the article at

Paid Writing Opportunity on Family History Daily

The following announcement was written by Melanie Mayo of the Family History Daily:

Family History Daily is currently accepting article submissions from genealogy experts and advanced enthusiasts.

We will be considering descriptive help and how-to articles, easy to implement research guidance, and tips for finding and utilizing genealogy resources. The submission of previously published content that you maintain full rights to is also acceptable. While we welcome submissions on a wide variety of topics, stories focused on a specific surname or family cannot be considered at this time. You may find it helpful to visit for examples of the type of content that resonates with our readers.

North Carolina Genealogical Society Seeks a Managing Editor

The following announcement was written by the North Carolina Genealogical Society:

The North Carolina Genealogical Society seeks a managing editor for its quarterly, the NCGS Journal, beginning with the first issue of the 2016 publication year (preparation to begin in late 2015). Candidates should possess:

  • a superior knowledge of North Carolina history and genealogical resources.
  • a deep familiarity and faculty with the highest standards of genealogical research
    and writing.
  • exceptional publications design and copy editing skills.
  • ready access to unpublished source material suitable for inclusion in the Journal.
  • excellent written communication skills, including the ability to evaluate and edit the written work of contributors with sensitivity.

Help Wanted: Archives, Local History and Genealogy Librarian Supervisor in Fort Worth

The City of Fort Worth (Texas) Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, technologically-savvy Librarian Supervisor to lead, manage and improve the Archives, Local History and Genealogy Unit. Applications must be submitted by February 13, 2015.

Details may be found at

Help Wanted: Two Positions at NGS: Executive Director and Editor of NGS Magazine

Would you like a job working in genealogy? This may be your chance. The (U.S.) National Genealogical Society is seeking to fill two positions.  You can find full details for each position on the NGS web site at  The deadline to apply for both positions is 25 September 2014.

Help Wanted: City Archivist for Grand Rapids, Michigan

Want a job preserving old records and making them available as needed? The city of Grand Rapids, Michigan may have a position for you. The city is seeking a City Archive Officer to collect, store, preserve and manage city records in the Community Archives and Research Center. Among the work requirements: knowledge of “modern office practices” and “modern archival and records management practices,” as well as “considerable knowledge of computer uses and applications.”

Details may be found in the Mlive web site at