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RICHMOND MUSEUM ASSN INC

SS Red Oak Victory

We are looking for community outreach volunteers to help support the historic SS Red Oak Victory Ship (ROV)!

We are a team of historical enthusiast volunteers looking to further branch out into the community and open our ship and museum to host multi-functional events and occasions, as well as work to preserve our 75 year old vessel. We are a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the Richmond Historical Museum and the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Park and Museum. We are a growing team looking to add passionate and hardworking members who literally embrace the "all hands on deck" mentality.

Outreach volunteers will help us grow and network to promote ship events, increase membership, and help with fundraising initiatives. Recruitment teams work in partnership with our Marketing and Deck teams to plan and staff yearly events, as well as, work in the field as historical educators.

This is volunteer position can be an in-person or virtual, work-at-home opportunity with benefits to grow skills in recruitment coordinating, human resources, events planning, public speaking, marketing, and historical presentations.

Interested candidates please contact Mandy Torres: mandy@redoakvictory.us
Info about the ship at www.redoakvictory.us.

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About RICHMOND MUSEUM ASSN INC

Location:

PO BOX 1267, RICHMOND, CA 94802, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Richmond Museum Association is to preserve, display and educate about the history of Richmond, California and the surrounding area.

Description

The Richmond Musuem Association (RMA) operates the Richmond Museum of History, located in a historic Carnegie Library. The Museum is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 1-4PM for a small admission fee. The largest artifact in the museum collection is the SS Red Oak Victory, a Victory Ship built in 1944 for use in the Pacific Theatre in World War II. The ship is open for docent lead and self guided tours on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 10-3.

The Richmond Museum Association (RMA) offers volunteer opportunities for people of all walks of life. Our community of like-minded volunteers works toward a common goal to inspire people through Richmond history. RMA will make you feel welcome whether you seek to develop professional skills, deepen your own personal interests or just want to feel more connected to the past. The Museum and SS Red Oak Victory depend on volunteers with a wide range of skills so we can accomplish goals like operating the ship under her own power or ensuring every local student visits the Museum once during elementary school. We offer a wide range of positions to fit diverse skill sets including everything from greeting guests to education to ship restoration and everything in between. Volunteering is fun and fulfilling, leading to health benefits and enhanced quality of life, so join us today!

Arts & Culture
Community
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1337 Canal BlvdRichmond, CA 94804

(37.926,-122.334)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Planning / Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Organization
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • -Flexible; about 1-4 hours/weekly depending on events schedule. Some weekend availability needed in Summer
  • Physical restrictions aboard the ship, not ADA compliant.

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