Headstone Restoration Assessment Assistant


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Headstone Restoration Assessment Assistant


The goal of the Headstone Restoration Assistant (virtual/offsite volunteer) is to assist the JELA/JAZZ curator with inventorying the current condition of the headstones located at Chalmette National Cemetery. The inventory will be used to develop a management strategy to reach complete restoration.


Volunteers will work from their home computers to view, analyze and inventory headstones according to Chalmette National Cemetery Condition Assessment & Restoration Project protocol. Volunteers will be trained to analyze four condition standards that will be assessed as part of this inventory project.

Length of Commitment:
Position is ongoing, until the project is complete

Tools, Equipment, and Vehicles to be Operated:
* Volunteers will be required to have a Gmail account
* Volunteers must have a computer with internet access


Location Where Work Will Be Performed:
Work will be completed entirely off site.


Physical Requirements of Work:
The volunteer will use a computer to analyze condition standards.

Benefits to the Volunteer:
* Personal enrichment and experience working with historical data
* Experience in photo analysis
* Gain familiarity in proper headstone condition standards

Position Supports Which Division:
Resource Management

Supervisory Controls:
Headstone Restoration Assessment Assistants work under the supervision of the Curator.

Scope of Contacts:
The volunteer will have contact with park staff.

Skills

  • History
  • Photography

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Ongoing

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