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Heritage Museum Front Desk Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Independence Heritage Museum

The Independence Heritage Museum has re-opened in its new location. We are looking for volunteers to staff the front desk. We ask that you volunteer at least once a week and for at least two hours.

Front desk duties include greeting museum visitors, answering the phone, and helping visitors in our store. This opportunity is fun, easy going, but crucial to making the museum a welcoming place for all.

Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, fill out a volunteer application, and be available for an in-person meeting.

Join our team at the museum! To complete a volunteer application you can 1) Submit online 2) Print the form and return it to us 3) Stop by the museum for a form 4) Call us and we can mail you one.
Museum Phone: (503) 838-4989 Volunteer application can be found here: https://orheritage.org/volunteer-intern/

3 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
    Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Independence Heritage Museum

Location:

281 S 2nd Street, Independence, OR 97351, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Heritage Museum is to collect and share the natural history and diverse cultural heritage of the river community of Independence.

Description

Independence was known as the "Hop Capitol of the World" from the 1890s to the 1940s, but the history of our City is so much more than just hops. The Heritage Museum is a local history museum, one block from Independence's historic downtown and Riverview Park Amphitheater, with tour bus parking available at the park near the river. Independence is on a Cycle Oregon scenic route, a Paddle Oregon river route, the Willamette Bird Watching area, Ankeny Wildlife refuge, and a short drive from dozens of wineries.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

281 South 2nd StreetIndependence, OR 97351

(44.85182,-123.18578)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Customer Service
  • Transactions

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum once a week for a minimum of two hours.
  • Expert in history? No? THAT'S OKAY! You just need a love for history, welcoming community members, and be friendly.

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