National Museum of the American Sailor Docents and Collections Volunteers

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National Museum of the American Sailor

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Exterior fa├žade of the Great Lakes Naval Museum.

Help us tell the story of the United States Navy’s enlisted Sailor! The National Museum of the American Sailor has a wide variety of positions available to volunteers. Volunteers at the Great Lakes Naval Museum can assist staff by:

  • Greeting visitors
  • Guiding visitors through the museum
  • Teaching children about naval history
  • Cataloging objects, data entry, and other computer-based tasks

Ideal candidates need not have served in the military, but the chief requirements are an interest in the Navy’s history and plenty of energy.

For more information, please visit https://www.history.navy.mil/content/history/museums/nmas/about-us/visit-support.html

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About National Museum of the American Sailor

Location:

Naval Station Great Lakes, Building 42, 2531 Sheridan Road, Great Lakes, IL 60088, US

Mission Statement

As an official Department of the Navy Museum under the Naval History and Heritage Command, the National Museum of the American Sailor’s mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the United States Navy’s Enlisted Sailor for the benefit of the US. Navy and the people of the United States.

Description

An official Department of the Navy Museum, the National Museum of the American Sailor is located at Naval Station Great Lakes, the home of the Navy’s only boot camp. Admission and parking are free. The museum is open to the public.

WHEN

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WHERE

National Museum of the American SailorNaval Station Great Lakes, Building 42`2531 North Sheridan RoadGreat Lakes, IL 60088

(42.3124,-87.84155)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • STEM
  • Library Sciences

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per month minimum

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