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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1945 SE Water AvenuePortland, OR 97214

About

Position Summary: Greeters welcome visitors to OMSI as they enter the lobby, and provide them with friendly and helpful service as they enter the museum’s exhibit areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors and welcome them as they enter the lobby of the museum.
  • Check for admission wristbands as visitors enter the museum’s exhibit areas.
  • Assist visitors in understanding the layout of the museum.
  • Give clear directions and provide accurate information about events happening throughout the museum.

Qualifications:

  • Currently seeking volunteers at least 18 years of age.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Outgoing personality.
  • Able to speak in public and respond clearly and promptly to customer inquiries.
  • Able to sit or stand in a designated area, making adjustments to positioning as needed to interact most effectively with visitors.
  • Able to maintain a calm, pleasant, and cheerful demeanor in a variety of atmospheres, including busy, crowded conditions.
  • Able to use sound judgment and decision-making skills to adapt quickly to changing conditions.
  • Able to listen and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds and age levels.
  • Must present a professional appearance.
  • Dependable and punctual.
  • Patient and flexible
  • Self-directed and willing to take initiative.
  • Willing to follow OMSI rules and procedures.

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Training and a lifelong learning experience.
  • Admission for the volunteer to the museum, theater and planetarium shows, and submarine tours.
  • An OMSI Family Membership upon completion of 50 hours of volunteer service
  • Discounts in the OMSI Science Store and on-site restaurants.
  • The opportunity to meet many new people and learn more about OMSI.

Skills

  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 or more hours per month
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