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Gallery Attendants, Docents, and Tour Guides Needed

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ORGANIZATION: Museum of Idaho

  • 6 people are interested
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Share your talents, share your joy!
Our new exhibit promises to awe and inspire visitors of all ages, and we want you to be at the forefront of this adventure! Whether you prefer interacting with visitors or artifacts, we offer numerous fun and fulfilling ways to volunteer. To apply please visit the Museum of Idaho’s website at museumofidaho.org.

Schedules available: (Business hours are from 10 am - 6 pm)
  • Monday - Saturday:
    • 10 AM - 2 PM, OR
    • 2 PM - 6 PM
  • Sunday:
    • 1 PM - 5 PM



Requirements: MOI volunteers must be 16 or older, complete an interview, and be willing to pass a background check. Expectations include attending all required trainings and committing to 3-4 hours per week or a special schedule arranged with the Volunteer Coordinator.


Volunteer positions: Note: all positions require training, and some require more than others.
  • Gallery Attendants: watch for the safety of visitors and museum property in a specific area. Help visitors navigate to different areas of the museum as desired
  • Docents: interact with visitors using hands-on, interactive materials at specific stations
  • Safety and Security: rove throughout the building and watch for the safety of visitors and artifacts
  • Tour Guide Docent: Lead scheduled tour groups in addition to docent work
  • Education: Support educational programs, staff the Discovery Room, and assist the Director of Education.


Volunteer benefits:
  • Free admission to the MOI anytime
  • Opportunities to earn extra tickets for family and friends
  • 10% off all merchandise in the museum store
  • Invitations to special events
  • Letters of recommendation upon request
  • Internship or class credit opportunities
  • Inclusion in a vibrant volunteer community

More opportunities with Museum of Idaho

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Museum of Idaho

Location:

200 N EASTERN AVE, IDAHO FALLS, ID 83402, US

Mission Statement

Increasing the understanding and appreciation of the natural environment and the cultural history of the intermountain west through education and scholarship. In addition, increase the quality and quantity of educational opportunities in the sciences and the humanities for the people of the region.

The MOI is dedicated to the development and support of programs, classes, exhibits and other educational activities as well as collaborations with local educators and other organizations (both private and public) with similar goals to enhance existing educational efforts.


Description

The Museum of Idaho is a non-profit organization and is the intermountain west’s premier museum in bringing exceptional exhibits to the public forefront. We are dedicated to preserving and showcasing the sciences, the humanities, and the natural and cultural history while also providing new experiences and unique educational opportunities.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

200 N. Eastern Ave.Idaho Falls, ID 83402

(43.49079,-112.03773)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Customer Service
  • Retail / Sales
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Community Outreach
  • Data Entry

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • We typically have 4 hour shifts but we are happy to work with your schedule and availability!
  • MOI volunteers must be 16 or older, complete an interview, and be willing to pass a background check. Expectations include attending all required trainings and committing to 3-4 hours per week or a special schedule arranged with the coordinator.

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