Historian/Archivist wanted for Arlington opera company


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


PO Box 7057Arlington, VA 22207


Opera NOVA, a 501(c) (3) all-volunteer non-profit organization, is looking for a volunteer to pull together and archive the history of our organization. According to David McCullough, "History is who we are and why we are the way we are". Help us write the history of our organization before it is lost.


  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in computing applications including MS Office, an internet browser such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Firefox
  • Strong attention to detail


  • Sorting through historical materials within the office as well as collections for our sister company, Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia (OTNV - deceased July 1, 2011)
  • Collecting photographs, historical articles and other information on our organization including performances, structure, and development
  • Interviewing former stakeholders in Opera NOVA, OTNV, and the children’s opera
  • Assimilating, analyzing, and organizing all materials
Opera NOVA is dedicated to making opera accessible and affordable for all residents of Northern Virginia. For more information about this volunteer position, please email mcdm1@verizon.net. Also, visit our website at http://www.operanova.org


  • History
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Research
  • Internet Research

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 hr/week

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