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Curator's Assistant - History Center

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteer Polk

  • 4 people are interested

The curator's volunteer assistant will work directly with the Curator of Collections to help preserve and protect Polk County's history. A volunteer in this position will assist in exhibit research, inventory, cataloging, photographing, scanning materials, and utilizing Past Perfect database.

What was once the Polk County Courthouse now serves as the History Center and houses the historical museum and library. The museum serves Polk's community through educational programs, special events, and volunteer opportunities. The museum's exhibits and programs continue to grow and change and there is always something new to discover. The museum collection includes natural and cultural objects related to Polk and the greater Central Florida area that represent our history from pre-Columbian to present day eras. The artifacts on display at the museum represent individuals, cultural groups, and events significant to the region.

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About Volunteer Polk

Location:

1290 Golfview Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Polk’s Mission: We mobilize volunteers and resources to improve the quality of life for people throughout Polk County.

Description

Polk County volunteers are seeking to:

  • Make A Difference,
  • Meet Others, and/or to
  • Maximize their Career Skills - while assisting various agencies in County government.

Assignments are targeted to make a difference in the areas of:

  • Education -STEM
  • Environment
  • Economic Development & Community
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Public Safety

You may choose to volunteer once-a-week or once-in-a-while!

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

100 East Main StreetBartow, FL 33830

(27.89685,-81.84275)
 

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Inventory Management
  • Curating
  • History

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Local Background Screen National Sex Offender Registry Screen Polk BoCC Volunteer History Screen

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