THE VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
The Museum offers opportunities for volunteers to gain exposure to Museum operations and get to know the Museum's community.
Responsibilities are mainly assigned on weekend days. Volunteers should be able to commit to a minimum of eight hours per month over a six month period. The average shift is four hours long. Candidates should have an interest in the Museum and its programs, a flexible attitude, and an understanding that reliability is crucial.
Volunteers receive a complimentary year-long membership to the Museum, discounts at the Museum Store, and invitations to special volunteer-only events.
Roles and responsibilities vary by shift and may include:
Screenings and Events
Dispense tickets and program notes; greet visitors and answer questions about Museum screenings and programs; help to seat visitors in the screening room.
Assist in the acquisition and research of objects for the Museum’s collection, and on pending donations.
Assist with the research, planning, and production of digital media related programs and exhibitions.
Marketing and Public Information
Assist with a range of publicity and marketing initiatives to promote Museum programs, including research, drafting the Museum’s weekly e-mail newsletter, tracking press coverage, social media, and more. Experience with HTML and Microsoft Excel is highly preferred.