Development and Membership Special Events Volunteer at The Mariners' Museum


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


100 Museum DriveNewport News, VA 23606


Job Description: The Mariners’ Museum is seeking volunteers who like to greet people with a smile and talk. We’re looking for outgoing and friendly personalities who can converse with a diverse group of Museum visitors, donors, members on weekdays, during weekends and at special events (including but not limited to summertime Thursday night concerts in The Mariners’ Museum’s Park, a variety of Donor and Membership events throughout the year, and other special activities and promotions).


  • Populating booths at special events onsite at The Mariners’ Museum and Park to greet visitors, answer questions and discuss the benefits of giving to The Mariners’ Museum and Park.
  • Promoting and selling memberships when opportunities are available.
  • Checking donors/members in during Special Events and maintaining event attendance lists
  • Other duties as assigned, may include cross-departmental opportunities

Hours: Flexible-a minimum of 8 hours per week.

Appropriate Educational Requirement: Some college studies and interest in business administration, history and/or education

Required Skills: Valid driver’s license. Interest in non-profit and/or development field, communications, public relations and special events; attention to detail; experience with Word and PC based computer programs; flexible.

Reports to: Lindsey Faison, Executive Assistant to the VP of Development and External Relations, Email:; Tel: 757.591.7702


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Executive Admin
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Administrative Support
  • Market Research / Analysis

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 8 hours per week
  • Some college studies & interest in business administration, history and/or education See posting!

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