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Old World Wisconsin

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Volunteer and join the Diamonds, our historic base ball team, as they play games at Old World Wisconsin in June, July and August on select Saturday afternoons.

This position helps to encourage and support guests as they connect to history in new and hands-on ways. They are storytellers, guides, and champions of curiosity and exploration making history come alive at Old World Wisconsin.

Help us bring base ball history to life, to learn more and sign up email us at oww@wisconsinhistory.org

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About Old World Wisconsin

Location:

W372 S9727 Hwy 67, Eagle, WI 53119, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is for everyone to have a fun and engaging day filled with stories and lots of questions. By visiting Old World Wisconsin you become a part of Wisconsin’s story. Welcome!

Description

At Old World Wisconsin your day will be fun, engaging, enriching, and authentic. You and your family will encounter history by exploring sensory rich spaces, stories, and hands-on activities.

Each area at Old World Wisconsin showcases different stories from Wisconsin’s immigrant past. As you tour at your own pace, you will find buildings that let you self-explore, gardens to wander through, and costumed staff ready to help you get hands-on with history. You will travel in time from the 1840s to the 1910s, experiencing daily life as you help with chores and cooking, try your hand at crafts and trades, and play - even the grownups!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

W372 S9727 Wisconsin 67Eagle, WI 53119

(42.87946,-88.47427)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Baseball

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 7 games per year (typically Saturdays) and training. Players are expected to be at 85% of the games. In addition to the game players are expected to assist with crowd interaction after the game including pitching, catching, and batting with guests.
  • + Ability to interact with Old World Wisconsin guests and share with them about historic base ball + Excellent communication skills, with groups and one-on-one +Ability to work with diverse audiences and team members

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