The Exhibits Volunteer works in the Arizona Museum of Natural History. Duties include: Helping to build and maintain exhibits; utilizing small power and hand tools; climbing ladders up to 12 feet; being able to help with heavy lifting; assisting exhibit staff.
The volunteer working in this assignment will be able to see behind the scenes of the museum, learn new skills, share talents with others, and serve the community. This position is supervised by the AzMNH exhibit staff and will receive on the job training in customer service and one-on-one training with exhibit staff as needed.
Education and Experience: Being able to work with small power and hand tools and climb ladders up to 12 feet.
Special Requirements: Willing to learn new skills and processes.
Communication: Communicates with management, city employees, and exhibit staff.
Manual/Physical: Help build and maintain exhibits. Able to utilize small power and hand tools, climb ladders up to 12 feet, and be able to help with heavy lifting.
Mental: Must be a good communicator, self-starter, and can work with other team members and assist exhibit staff.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and other volunteers; ensure accuracy in work product and attention to detail. Regular and complete attendance at assigned work shifts. Adherence to requirements and needs of position. Appropriate standards of appearance and dress. Adherence to museum policy regarding public area volunteer performance.
The mission of the Arizona Museum of Natural History is to inspire understanding and appreciation of the natural and cultural history of the Southwest.
In the spring of 1977, the City of Mesa opened the Mesa Museum of Archeology and History, later renamed Mesa Southwest Museum. In 2007 the Mesa Southwest Museum was renamed Arizona Museum of Natural History. It was created for the enjoyment of Mesa residents and visitors as part of the City of Mesa's continuing commitment to provide educational, cultural and recreational opportunities.