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Help give History a Hand!-Volunteer at the Marietta History Center

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ORGANIZATION: Marietta History Center

  • 385 people are interested
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Volunteers Needed!

Located right off of the Marietta Square, the Marietta History Center (MHC) has been preserving local history since 1996. The Museum has grown significantly and counts on it's great volunteers to help keep the doors open. Galleries include: Andrews' Raider's Room, The General History Gallery, Military Gallery, Home Life Gallery, The Cole Bedroom, as well as a couple temporary exhibits. Volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds so no need to be a Marietta expert to volunteer here! We truly believe that you learn on the "job".

If you have a few hours of free time throughout the week we’d love to hear from you. Volunteers are needed to help in the museum store, work on projects, welcome visitors with a smile and answer all kinds of questions about how life used to be here in Marietta and Cobb County.

Weekly 3 hour shifts available, Tuesday through Saturday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Museum also has after hours opportunities.

Requirements:
- At least 16 years old
- Must work at least 1 three hour shift a week OR every other week (10-1 or 1-4 Tues.-Sat.).
- Can commit to a consistent volunteer schedule for at least 3 months
- Friendly and willing to engage with all types of individuals
- Ability to stay on your feet and guide visitors around the Museum

We are handicap accessible and will work with you to provide a great volunteer experience!

Volunteer benefits include 20% off in the Museum Store, volunteer workshops & volunteer only events, free access to some paid events, and new knowledge of Marietta's rich history!

Thank you for any help you can provide us. We look forward to hearing from you.

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About Marietta History Center

Location:

1 Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060, US

Mission Statement

The Marietta History Center’s mission is to: At the Marietta History Center, we ignite curiosity in Marietta’s history by connecting people through compelling stories and engaging experiences.

Description

The Kennesaw House location of the Marietta History Center tells the stories not only of Marietta but all of Cobb County. Started in the early 1990s, the Museum is housed in the historic Kennesaw House building located just one block west of the Marietta Square.

We have a variety of exhibits ranging from the Native Americans all the way up to present day.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Arts & Culture, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Depot StreetMarietta, GA 30060

(33.89361,-84.55222)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Public Relations
  • History
  • Retail / Sales

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • at least one 3 hour shift a week or every 2 weeks
  • Must be friendly and willing to engage with visitors.

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