Join the Rockwood Volunteer Team!


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When

Tue Apr 10, 2018 - Thu Oct 31, 2019

Where

4651 Washington Street ExtensionWilmington, DE 19809

About

What is Your Passion?

Unique historic architecture? Gardening on a grand scale? Local history? Decorative arts and antiques?

Rockwood Museum and Park has the volunteer opportunity for you!

* Be a costumed tour guide
* Help set up special exhibits
* Research the collection and archival records
* Garden in the formal garden and surrounding 72 acres.

Interested? Please email your resume, contact information, and a short cover letter explaining your interest to Rockwood volunteer coordinator, Kristen Roberts, at kmroberts@nccde.org or call (302) 761-1722 for more information or to set up a meeting.

Volunteering at Rockwood Museum has great benefits!

  • A rare opportunity to work closely with museum objects and to lend a hand in setting up special ongoing exhibits in the museum.
  • Free admission to museum for volunteer and guest.
  • Educational sessions about interpreting the museum and other aspects of the collection and local history.
  • Volunteer discounts on items purchased in the museum gift shop.
  • Field trips provided quarterly to other museums for continuing education and socializing with other Rockwood Museum volunteers.
  • Yearly appreciation dinner for all museum volunteers.

Volunteer schedules are flexible. All guides serve a minimum of two 3-hour shifts per month...but typically guides fall in love with Rockwood and choose to serve more often!

There is also one volunteer meeting per month and occasional training sessions.

Museum Hours:

Wednesday through Saturday 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 12 noon - 4:30 PM.

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • Curating
  • Photography
  • Arts Administration
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Landscaping

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • From 8 to 25 hours weekly.

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