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Train Room Docent

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MOFFETT FIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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The train room contains a working Model Railroad built by Navy personnel during the mid 1980s through early 1990's. You will operate the trains and talk to visitors about the train room and the museum. Operating the train simply involves flipping a few switches and periodically resettling trains onto the tracks. No prior experience with model trains or the museum is required. Orientation will be provided.

The museum is schedule to reopen on June 9, 2021. The train room is open to the public only on Saturdays. This is a public contact position. Mask and social distancing rules will be in place but be aware that the train room has narrow aisles. The museum is located within Moffett Field. US Citizens must present a valid Real ID driver's license or ID card to enter the base. Non US Citizens must present a valid Passport. Due to insurance requirement's, docents must become museum members. Membership is $25/yr but a small fund is available to provide memberships in exchange for a commitment to volunteer at least two Saturday's per quarter

1 Shift

  • 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
    We are looking for volunteers to work at least two Saturdays per quarters.
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About MOFFETT FIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Location:

PO BOX 16, MOFFETT FIELD, CA 94035, US

Mission Statement

To acquire and display artifacts that illustrate the roles performed by and tell the stories of the various military and NASA commands assigned to, or operating out of, Moffett Field, and thereby to educate the public about, and preserve for future generations, the airfield's rich and important heritage.‚Äč

Description

The museum has a large collection of artifacts reflecting the history of Moffett Field from its establishment in the early 1930's to recent times. The collection includes aircraft, uniforms, military equipment, documents, models and personal items. Special exhibit areas include Electronic Warfare, the USS Macon, Officer's Mess, Rear Admiral Moffett, Army Air Corps, WWII and Blimps, Fighter / Attack Era, Cold War Era, Transport Squadrons, In Memoriam, Navigation, Uniforms, Aircraft / Cockpits, Aircrew Survival Equipment, Airfield and Link Trainer. The museum also has an operating Model Railroad built by Navy personnel that includes scenery of the Bay Area and Central Valley.

Arts & Culture
Computers & Technology
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Severyns AvenueMountain View, CA 94043

(37.40622,-122.07816)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Two Saturdays per quarter.

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