Collections Assistant - Morrison Natural History Museum


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

501 Colorado Hwy 8Morrison, CO 80465

About

Morrison Natural History Museum is seeking volunteers to assist in the care of non-living collections. Volunteer will assist curators with cleaning, identifying, preserving, documenting, catorgorizing and data entry as it pertains to objects in the MNHM collection.

Volunteers may also provide interpretation for schoolchildren and unscheduled visitors. Included with these tours are hands on activities such as a fossil preparation demonstration.

Mandatory training/orientation is provided, free of charge. A minimum six-month commitment is recommended, with a monthly requirement of at least 8 hours of service. Volunteers must be able to lift 30 pounds, and must be comfortable in a dynamic environment.

Morrison Museum is a small institution with irregular visitor flow, volunteers are asked to assist in a secondary role, providing visitors with information, checking visitors in, monitoring the gift shop, and other duties as assigned.

Due to the demand for this volunteer position, qualified applicants may be placed on a wait list until a vacancy occurs.

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • STEM
  • Research
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours per month
  • Must commit to a minimum six month period

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