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When

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

Where

5401 Woodward AvenueDetroit, MI 48202

About

PURPOSE:

Assist the Society’s Collections and Exhibitions department by physically ensuring artifacts are stored properly and records are correctly maintained with the overall goal of updating the Society’s collection on a consistent schedule.

DUTIES:

-Ensure physical placement of inventoried artifacts;

-Update PastPerfect records accordingly and on a regular basis;

-Upload/update a variety of backlogged items;

-Conduct limited research to assist in identifying unknown objects;

-Identify inventoried artifacts by a variety of means: i.e. sewing labels, when appropriate, etc.;

-Assist with other inventory projects, as needed.

SCHEDULING:

We ask that candidates are willing to commit to at least 6 months of service; and have the ability to provide a minimum of 8 hours per week (either in one full day or two half days).

There will be a two week trial period for this volunteer position. DHS will work with each volunteer to assign duties that are a best fit for our needs and each individual interest level.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

-Intermediate computer skills;

-Maintain the ability to follow precise directions;

-Ability to lift 15-20 pounds and comfort utilizing a step ladder;

-Ability to sit for long periods of time and walk our warehouse on occasion;

-Maintain the ability to work individually and as part a team environment.

TRAINING & SUPPORT:

Volunteers will receive on-the-job training in PastPerfect and inventory procedures from our Collections and Exhibitions department.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commit to at least 6 months of service

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