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IRON SPIKE INC

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Museum Greeters welcome visitors to Iron Spike Model Train Museum and introduce them to our mission. You will either introduce them to their tour guide, accompany the visitor around the Welcome Center yourself, or explain the Museum's layout if the visitor would rather tour independently. You will receive instruction on the information we wish to highlight to our visitors as you escort them through the building to the actual Museum.

Museum Docents/Tour Guides accompany visitors through the Museum, answering their questions and pointing out display highlights. You may choose to specialize on one aspect of the Museum or develop a working knowledge of the Museum as a whole.

Greeters and Tour Guides are needed whenever the Museum is open. You can choose to work for an entire day or for just a few hours a day. We're flexible and appreciate any help we receive.

Wedsday 10 am-3 pm
Thursday 10 am-3 pm
Friday 1 - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

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About IRON SPIKE INC

Location:

1498 High Street, WASHINGTON, MO 63090, US

Mission Statement

We are a Model Train Museum in Washington Mo. Our mission is to honor the history of railroading in our nation through the narrative and interaction with visitors as they tour the Museum.

Description

We are in need of Volunteers to assist in many of the management tasks of the Museum. There is a wide range of administrative work to be done

We also need to volunteers to interact with guests as they tour our Museum. You will escort them around the main show room floor and discuss the layouts in the room. Then escort/direct them back to the Main Museum area. Trains will be running for all to see how the work .

We also need Volunteers to collect admission entering our museum. There is a Children's Railroad Experience that needs monitoring if/when parents choose to let their children play while they tour the Museum.

Children & Youth
Community
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1498 High StreetWashington, MO 63090

(38.54464,-91.02428)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Child Care
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • You decide how and when you wish to volunteer. We have needs that range from 2-7 hours at a time.
  • Ability to connect with people. Listen to and respond to their visit expectations. Good verbal communication skills. Teamwork is a must.

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