NHQ:COMM - Historical Programs and Collections Volunteer

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American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Responsibilities Seeking volunteers to help with the National Headquarters tour program located at historic 17th street building in Washington, DC. Assist with cataloging the historical collections comprised of artifacts, photos, and documents. Additionally respond to historical inquiries about the Red Cross. Training will provided for the tour program, cataloging procedures, and use of the historical collections to answer inquiries.
Qualifications

  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Museum, collections, or art handling experience highly preferred

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About American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Location:

431 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17th Street BuildingWashington D.C., DC 20009

(38.91915,-77.03629)
 

SKILLS

  • Exhibition Arts
  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management
  • Arts Administration

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least one day a week. Tours are scheduled on Wednesday and Friday.
  • The volunteer will recieve training for the tour program, using the historical collections to answer research requests, and for artifact handling and collection cataloging.

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