History Preservation - Disability Rights Archival Process


(39.71263,-104.993164)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

201 S Cherokee StDenver, CO 80223

About

Atlantis Community, Inc. has been the Center for Independent Living in the Denver
Metropolitan area for over 40 years. We support the right of people with disabilities to take
control over their own lives with full and informed consent by providing advocacy, education,
transition services, information and referral, and peer support.

This temporary position will focus on the preservation of the newspaper articles and other
artifacts located in our office. There is over 40 years of history on the walls that need to be
preserved and archived. We will provide training on the use of Past Perfect software and other
archival methods. This is a great opportunity to gain experience archiving historical documents
and learn about the history of people with disabilities.

Scan newspaper articles and other documents into Past Perfect software
? Use a computer, scanner, and external hard drive to upload historical documents
? Photograph items that cannot be scanned
? Help research dates and sources for some of the historical items
? Store articles in acid-free folders after documentation and label folders by year
? Store folders in boxes by year
? Use care when handling documents and articles as many are original
? Work with our museum consultants on using proper archival techniques

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • History
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Research
  • Library Sciences
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • 4 - 8 hrs / week
  • Love details! And enjoy working with little supervision.

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