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ORGANIZATION: OAKLAND AVIATION MUSEUM

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 11 people are interested

Oakland Aviation Museum is looking for Docents to assist during the weekdays but primarily the weekends, our busiest times.

Docents at a museum lead tours for children and adults. No background is needed but an enthusiasm for the museum's subject matter and a willingness to educate others is advised.

Oakland Aviation Museum is looking for Volunteers to assist during the weekdays but primarily the weekends: Volunteers provide a welcoming, hospitable environment and rewarding learning experience to museum visitors through guided tours, events and working on various ongoing projects.

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About OAKLAND AVIATION MUSEUM

Location:

8252 EARHART ROAD, OAKLAND, CA 94621, US

Mission Statement

Educate about the role of historic North Field at Oakland International Airport, Oakland and the Bay Area in the development of aviation on the West Coast and in the US by collecting, preserving and interpreting aircraft and aviation artifacts that reflect this proud heritage. Celebrate the history and technological achievements of aviation. Inspire individuals by linking aviation’s past to the future.

Description

The Oakland Aviation Museum was founded in 1981 as a non-profit organization under IRS Code 501 C (3) under the name of Western AerospaceMuseum. The museum's first home was a small room at Hangar 5 at Oakland International Airport's historic North Field. In 1988, the Museum was granted use of the historic Boeing School of Aeronautics hangar built in 1939. The hangar serves as the primary facility of the Museum, providing indoor and outdoor exhibition space, an education room, a History Flicks room, a research library and aircraft restoration work areas. In 2007,Western Aerospace Museum was renamed Oakland Aviation Museum with the historical mission refocused on the important legacy of flight at North Field and the surrounding area.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Arts & Culture, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8252 Earhart DriveOakland Aviation MuseumOaklandOakland, CA 94621

(37.73328,-122.21216)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Variable
  • Basic knowledge of hand and power tools

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