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272 Pearl St NWGrand Rapids, MI 49504


Description: Volunteers will have the opportunity to engage with school groups and our customers. Training and information regarding individaul shops and Streets of Old Grand Rapids, a recreated 1890s streetscape, is provided. Some of the shops are:

  • Voigt Herpolsheimer's Department Store
  • Rudell Drug Store

Commitment: once a week

Shift: TBD

Scheduling: Based on your availability

Uniform: TBD

Responsibilities: This job is good for people who...

  • Like actively sharing their knowledge with crowds of people
  • Enjoy public speaking or want to build their public speaking skills
  • Want to help make learning a FUN and rewarding experience
  • Love sharing stories of the time!

Requirements: Background check.

For more information, please email Joyce Makinen - Volunteer Coordinator at jmakinen@grmuseum.org


  • Adult Education
  • General Education
  • Customer Service
  • Storytelling

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 day a week

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