Front Desk Volunteers Needed


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


524 E. Main St.Charlottesville, VA 22902


The Virginia Discovery Museum is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to work at our front desk 2-3 hours each week. Consistency and reliability is especially important for our Front Desk Volunteers. It helps our small staff tremendously to have dedicated and trustworthy community members to be each visitor's first greeting the Museum.


  • Saturdays 1-5pm
  • Tuesdays 10am-5pm
  • Wednesdays 1-3pm
  • Fridays 1-3pm
Skills Needed:
  • socially comfortable to speak with and help dozens of visitors of all ages and backgrounds
  • light multitasking
  • drive to learn how to operate front desk equipment sufficiently (register, credit card machine, office phone) and maintain our front desk binder
Benefits of Volunteering:
  • Free admission passes
  • Valuable job experience
  • Meeting new people
  • Free parking
  • Having fun
  • Contributing to our community


  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Office Reception
  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach
  • Transactions

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours weekly or biweekly

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