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Public Programs and Member Events Volunteer

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MISSOURI HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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With more than 700 lectures, plays, book-signings, concerts, and special events each year, MHS needs you to continue making these programs a success! If you enjoy working with people and MHS’s lineup of special events and programs, consider becoming a Public Programs and Member Events volunteer.

Public Programs and Member Events volunteers are comfortable working with the community and will provide support to staff in charge of workshops, large festivals, and other special events. Volunteers may take guest registration or provide wayfinding and information, and should be available on some evenings and/or weekends.

Qualifications

MHS seeks individuals who are dependable, friendly, versatile, and knowledgeable about MHS’s various programs and series, and who enjoy working with people. Standing, sitting, lifting, and cleanup may be required, depending on the nature of the program or event.

Perks

Public Programs and Member Events volunteers can participate in grand openings of exhibits, meet our community collaborators, and engage with visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

  • Locations: Missouri History Museum, Library & Research Center, and Soldiers Memorial
  • Can volunteer remotely? No
  • Schedule: Specific. Volunteers for this position will be needed on scheduled dates and times.
  • Computer work required? No

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About MISSOURI HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Location:

5700 LINDELL BLVD, SAINT LOUIS, MO 63112, US

Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT The Missouri Historical Society (MHS) serves as the confluence of historical perspectives and contemporary issues to inspire and engage audiences in the St. Louis region and beyond.

Description

Every day, volunteers at the Missouri Historical Society (MHS) help make the history of the St. Louis region more accessible to the entire community. They are an essential part of MHS’s success and its operation, putting their talents to work at the Missouri History Museum, the Library & Research Center, and Soldiers Memorial Military Museum.

MHS seeks to engage volunteers who will lend their time, passion, and skills to aid staff and programs that support our mission and values and who will serve as ambassadors for MHS in their community. The Missouri Historical Society Volunteer Office is committed to making our collections more accessible to the public, engaging audiences through relevant interpretation, and assisting in the advancement of MHS as a whole. We see the cultivation of volunteers as an activity that directly supports our mission to engage people in the St. Louis region and beyond.

Arts & Culture
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5700 Lindell BlvdSt. Louis, MO 63112

(38.64525,-90.28574)
 

SKILLS

  • Ushering
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Active volunteers serve at least 30 hours per year. All MHS volunteers must fill out a volunteer application, pass a background check, and attend orientation.

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