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Gift Shop Associate needed for History Museum store

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ORGANIZATION: RICHMOND MUSEUM ASSN INC

ROV gift shop photo

We are looking for gift shop volunteers to work in the museum aboard the SS Red Oak Victory Ship.

Volunteers will greet and engage with customers, ring transactions/sales, maintain shop merchandise displays, assist with restocking, and act as an ambassador of the ship in sharing our passion for historical preservation and expansion.

Candidates should feel comfortable interacting with guests, accessing basic computer functions and can work independently without supervision. Additional retail experience a bonus. All training provided.

Our gift shop is open every Sunday and for some special events.

The SS Red Oak Victory is a 403(c)b non-profit run entirely by volunteers like you! We are a ship with a past and a future! The mission of the SS Red Oak Victory is to relay the stories of those who built her, navigated her, her missions and to promote and develop her relevance to Richmond, the State of California and the Unites States and the world today. Our goals are to build and sustain a strong base of returning visitors, a supporting infrastructure of volunteers and an active location for education and community. Please visit our website to see what else we are up to: www.redoakvictory.us

For more information or questions please email: Mandy@redoakvictory.us

1 Shift

  • 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
    Sunday shifts
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About RICHMOND MUSEUM ASSN INC

Location:

PO BOX 1267, RICHMOND, CA 94802, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Richmond Museum Association is to preserve, display and educate about the history of Richmond, California and the surrounding area.

Description

The Richmond Musuem Association (RMA) operates the Richmond Museum of History, located in a historic Carnegie Library. The Museum is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 1-4PM for a small admission fee. The largest artifact in the museum collection is the SS Red Oak Victory, a Victory Ship built in 1944 for use in the Pacific Theatre in World War II. The ship is open for docent lead and self guided tours on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 10-3.

The Richmond Museum Association (RMA) offers volunteer opportunities for people of all walks of life. Our community of like-minded volunteers works toward a common goal to inspire people through Richmond history. RMA will make you feel welcome whether you seek to develop professional skills, deepen your own personal interests or just want to feel more connected to the past. The Museum and SS Red Oak Victory depend on volunteers with a wide range of skills so we can accomplish goals like operating the ship under her own power or ensuring every local student visits the Museum once during elementary school. We offer a wide range of positions to fit diverse skill sets including everything from greeting guests to education to ship restoration and everything in between. Volunteering is fun and fulfilling, leading to health benefits and enhanced quality of life, so join us today!

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Veterans & Military Families
Arts & Culture, Community, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

1337 Canal BlvdRichmond, CA 94804

(37.926,-122.334)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Fundraising
  • Relationship Building
  • Public Relations
  • Retail / Sales

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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