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
Living History volunteers will be expected to work at least twice a week for 1-2 hours or 3 hours on weekends. Volunteers are required to come half an hour before their shift to set up. A minimum of 8 hours per month is required by 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 the Interpretative Programs Coordinator.
- Public Speaking
- Verbal / Written Communication
- General Education
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 14
- Orientation or Training
- 8 hours per month