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5401 Woodward AvenueDetroit, MI 48202



To assist Operations staff in the efficient set-up, maintenance and breakdown of Society public programs and events.


-Communicating with staff to ensure that the museum is presentable at all times during events, by reporting any operational issues that arise;

-Assist with deliveries, teardown, setup, cleanup, and other Operations needs related to preparation of our special events and family friendly programming;

-Work with Operations personnel to successfully execute events at the Museums;

-Support all other aspects of the event with physical operation and logistical needs;

-Complete all allocated tasks in a safe and professional manner.


Volunteer opportunities are only available during our regular schedule of programs and events beginning Fall, 2016.


-Excellent listening and verbal communication skills;

-experience producing quality content under extreme deadlines;

-customer service experience is a must;

-maintain an outgoing, helpful personality;

-must be able to lift at least 25 pounds;

-must be extremely dependable;

-ability to work independently and make responsible decisions;

-be willing to adapt to changing circumstances and workloads;

-having first aid/AED/CPR certification a plus, but is not a requirement to volunteer.


Volunteers will receive on-the-job training in event operations, focusing on following tasks given in a timely manner and visitor FAQs.


  • Ushering
  • Appliance Repair
  • Hospitality
  • Carpentry

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer for at least one program monthly
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