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Museum Greeter

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The West End Museum

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The West End Museum

The West End Museum run entirely by volunteers is looking for a volunteer greeter who will welcome visitors to the Museum, and maintain a warm, friendly environment. Free parking is available!

Responsibilities include

-Greeting visitors

-Assist visitors in navigating the museum

-Provide materials and handouts to visitors

-Ask visitors to sign in and sign out

-Handle the sale of museum merchandise and small donations


Requirements:

-Friendly and personable

-Comfortable talking with visitors

-Ability to use an I-pad

-Available a minimum of 2 hours Wednesday through Friday 12 PM - 5 PM

-Must maintain a distance of 6' from all visitors and wear a mask (if you do not have a fitted mask the museum can provide one for you with advanced notice)



No prior knowledge about the West End is required. Free parking is available!

About the West End Museum:

We are a Boston neighborhood museum looking for people who are interested in the history and culture of Boston. The West End Museum is dedicated to the documentation and preservation of the former West End neighborhood’s cultural heritage.

You can expect to find a casual environment of friendly men and women. Previous knowledge of the neighborhood is not required, but a general interest in history is recommended.

More opportunities with The West End Museum

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About The West End Museum

Location:

150 Staniford St., (Entrance on Lomasney Way), Boston, MA 02114, US

Mission Statement

The West End Museum is a neighborhood museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of the history and culture of the West End of Boston. The Museum acknowledges its role as and educational institution and a trustee of significant material culture. The West End Museum fulfills its mission by providing exhibits to the public and access to its collections for research, and serving as a resource to the West End neighborhood for historical and cultural interests. It involves the public in its mission through outreach programming, neighborhood events, and educational programming, thereby increasing and sustaining the public's appreciation of an important American urban neighborhood from the 17th century to the present time.

Description

About the West End Museum:

We are a Boston neighborhood museum looking for people who are interested in the history and culture of the City of Boston, its immigrant era, and urban renewal. The Museum is a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers and dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of the history and culture of the West End of Boston.

You can expect to find a casual workplace of friendly volunteers who are welcoming and eager to engage with the public. A previous knowledge of the neighborhood is not required, but an appreciation of its historical significance is helpful.

The Museum is conveniently located close to the MBTA Science Park/West End Station and North Station. Bowdoin Station is about a 10-minute walk.

Visit www.thewestendmuseum.org for more information.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

150 Staniford St, Suite 7Boston, MA 02114

(42.36419,-71.0638)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Hospitality
  • General Education
  • Administrative Support
  • Ushering
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 hours a week
  • Must adhere to CDC social distancing guidelines

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