Living History Volunteers

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The Museum Of Flight

  • 18 people are interested

Purpose of Position:

Bring history to life creating new pieces or using pre-scripted pieces, historical reenactments, and stage management skills. Living History volunteers will enhance the experience of Museum visitors through a variety of different acts. Any level of experience is welcomed.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Wear costumes and tell stories
  • Work with Interpretive Programs Coordinator to perform acts


  • Enthusiasm to present history
  • Interest in aviation and its history
  • Able to speak, read, and write clearly

Commitment Expected:

Performances are scheduled for the Museum's peak times, mainly Thursday evenings and weekend days. Volunteers are required to come half an hour before their shift to set up. A minimum of 8 hours per month is required for all volunteers.


A training course will be provided by the Interpretive Programs Coordinator for 2-4 weeks. Training will be conducted based on The Living History Workbook.

Physical Requirements and Safety Concerns:

Living History volunteers have different physical requirements depending upon their character. Volunteers may have to do some light lifting and stand for extended periods of time.


Volunteers are required to dress according to the character they are assigned to portray. Living History volunteers will report to the Interpretative Programs Coordinator.

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9404 East Marginal Way SSeattle, WA 98108



  • History
  • Storytelling
  • Acting
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • General Education


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours per month

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