The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands needs volunteers!


(41.50876,-74.008156)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

189 Montgomery StNewburgh, NY 12550

The 1830 Captain David Crawford House

About

The Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands, headquartered in the 1830 Captain David Crawford House, is a private not-for-profit organization chartered by the State of New York. As a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands is supported by private donations and memberships. The Society does not receive any state or federal funding except through competitive, project-based grants.

The historical society is looking for volunteers to help with small jobs around the house.

Specifically:

House Cleaning
Tasks and responsibilities: Vacuuming, dusting, sweeping and other cleaning as needed inside the home and on porches. Will require cleaning of museum pieces using specific methods.
Expectations regarding number of hours and times: 9 am-12 pm, Monday and Friday, or other times as assigned.
Qualifications: Must follow Historical Society guidelines regarding handling of artifacts. Attention to detail a plus. Must be able to climb stairs and lift up to twenty pounds; may require using chemicals.

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Maintenance Assistant
Tasks and responsibilities: Under the supervision and guidance of the buildings and grounds committee: yardwork, painting, and other odd jobs on the grounds and interior of the historic site.
Expectations regarding number of hours and times: 9 am-12 pm, Monday and Friday, or other times as assigned.
Qualifications: Must be able to walk around the site, lift up to twenty pounds, and be reasonably tolerant to hot/cold weather.

Position benefits: An opportunity to help physically preserve museum collections for future generations. See historical artifacts up close and help with their conservation.

Skills

  • Housekeeping
  • Janitorial Maintenance
  • Renovation
  • Landscaping
  • Home Repair
  • Carpentry

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 6 hours per week

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