Idaho State Museum Volunteer

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State of Idaho Historical Society

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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The Idaho State Museum is looking for volunteers for the following opportunities:

  • Museum Ambassador-Museum Host
  • Educational Programs-Field Trips
  • Collections- Data entry and organization
Each opportunity will offer different time commitments. Contact Joan Burke to start your volunteer experience with the Idaho State Historical Society-Idaho State Museum. Go to website to complete an application.
WWW. HISTORY.IDAHO.GOV

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About State of Idaho Historical Society

Location:

2205 Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID 83712, US

Mission Statement

MISSION: Idaho State Historical Society preserves and promotes Idaho’s cultural heritage. VISION: Our vision is to inspire, enrich and engage all Idahoans by leading the state in preserving, sharing, and using history and cultural resources relevant to today to inform and influence the future. VALUES:Customer Service. Stewardship. Education. Professionalism

Description

The Idaho State Historical Society is a trusted guide through the state’s history and how it has shaped every aspect of our lives - our land, our communities, our government and our people. Created in 1881 and established as a state agency in 1907, the Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) is an extraordinary system of cultural and historic resources comprised of the Idaho State Museum, Idaho State Archives, Idaho State Historic Preservation Office, Old Idaho Penitentiary and Historic Sites Program.

ISHS Preserves and provides access to irreplaceable state owned historic collections including 50,000 artifacts, 500,000 photos, 40,000 maps and architectural drawings, 60 historic buildings, and 20,000 archeological items.

ISHS benefits Idahoans though key programs including Capitol curation and exhibition; records management through the State Archives, operation of cultural facilities of the state including the Idaho State Museum and Old Idaho Penitentiary, and management of the programs under the National Historic Preservation Act, including the National Register of Historic Places Programs.

The Idaho State Historical Society serves over 110,000 people each year through educational programs, inspiring exhibitions, fun events, genealogy and family history, research use, and technical assistance. Annually, over 15,000 school- aged children benefit from ISHS programs and visits.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

610 Julia Davis Dr.Boise, ID 83702

(43.61066,-116.2055)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hour shifts

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