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MISSISSIPPI ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

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Gallery Guide Volunteer

Position Description

Purpose: To enhance the visitor experience and further the mission of the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience. Gallery Guides may be located at assigned stations, circulating through the museum, or moving with an assigned group.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Connecting with visitors by greeting and communicating pleasantly and effectively
  • Providing on-the-spot customer service to visitors
  • Giving clear directions to admissions, store, comfort stations, and other areas as needed
  • Learning and sharing knowledge about museum exhibits
  • Delivering up-to-date information about current exhibits and special events

Qualifications:

  • Show excellence, integrity, passion, and respect while interacting with visitors
  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable in sharing information regarding The MAX
  • Ability to interact with the public while remaining courteous at all times
  • Agreeable personality and relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Ability to easily transition from one assigned role to another
  • Be dependable

Requirements: Successfully complete all training and adhere to appropriate dress code. Should be able to stand and walk for short periods of time.

Time Commitment: Continuous service assignment (preferred commitment 2 or more shifts per month). Shifts: Tuesdays through Saturdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1-4 p.m.; Sundays 1-4 p.m. There may be nighttime opportunities for service with special events. Minimum of twenty (20) hours of volunteer service per year are required to remain on the active volunteer list

Benefits:

  • The satisfaction of volunteering at one of the most unique museum experiences in the nation
  • Volunteer enrichment/activities provided by The MAX
  • A lifelong learning opportunity. All training and training-related materials provided by The MAX
  • Documented volunteer service for work or school credit
  • A 10% discount in The MAX Store
  • Reports to: The MAX Volunteer Coordinator or assigned department manager.

Contact: Laura Hester * laura@msarts.org * 601-581-1550 ext. 27. * www.msarts.org

2 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    Volunteers are divided into areas depending on scheduled activities
  • 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Volunteers are divided into areas depending on scheduled activities
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About MISSISSIPPI ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

Location:

PO BOX 148, MERIDIAN, MS 39302, US

Mission Statement

The MAX is dedicated to showcasing the Mississippi arts and entertainment experience in one immersive destination; honoring the global impact of Mississippians on music, art, entertainment, literature and cuisine; and inspiring the next generation of creators.

Description

  • $60 million dollar state of the art facility which opened April of 2018
  • State wide institution 20 years in the making funding primarily by Mississippi supporters
  • Education Institution
  • An interactive experience of discovery to encourage future artists
  • Change agents

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

2155 Front StreetMeridian, MS 39301

(32.36284,-88.6986)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of twenty (20) hours of volunteer service per year are required to remain on the active volunteer list
  • Successfully complete all training and adhere to appropriate dress code. Should be able to stand and walk for short periods of time.

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