If you love history and meeting new people, volunteering at Old World Wisconsin is an excellent oporutnity for you!
Old World Wisconsin greeters are the first point of contact for guests and tours arriving at the museum. They are responsible for welcoming the general public, tour leaders, and all youth and adult groups. They provide orientation to the site as well as information about the site's daily activities and and events, and are availble to answer guest questions. Greeters also assist staff with "Games on the Green" - 19th century games played daily, and the upkeep and cleaniliness of the Welcome Center area and its gardens. Volunteers interested in working in the afternoons will have the opportunity to conduct exit surveys.
Old World Wisconsin volunteers receive generous benefits through the Wisconsin Historical Society, including free admission to all 12 WHS sites and museums, as well as discounts on WHS products and in WHS museum stores. Old World Wisconsin provides training and uniforms to all its volunteers.
- Public Speaking
- People Skills
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Friendly, good verbal communication skills, organizational skills, ability to stand for long periods