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MONKEY FISTS AND TURK'S HEADS

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ORGANIZATION: USS Midway Museum

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The USS Midway Museum is looking for volunteers who enjoy crafts and interacting with the public to join their Knot Team. The Knot Team has a very popular exhibit where volunteers demonstrate rudimentary knot tying skills. Monkey Fists and Turk's Heads are popular types of knots.

The team makes and gives knotted items for a suggested donation toward the Midway Education Scholarship program. The total donations collected since they began have reached more than a million dollars!

Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes

Time Commitment: 10 hours per month. Flexible shifts are available 10:00am - 5:00pm on weekends and holidays, with the possibility of volunteering from home with approval.

Required Skills/Experience: Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to learn and demonstrate knot tying, and a basic understanding of the museum's layout and history. Previous knot tying (especially of monkey fists and Turk's heads) or macrame experience is preferred, but the team is willing to train.

About the USS Midway Museum

The USS Midway Museum's mission is to preserve the historic USS Midway and the legacy of those who serve, inspire and educate future generations, and entertain their museum guests. Their vision is to be America's living symbol of Freedom.

1 Shift

  • 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
    Shifts are flexible and some work can be performed at home
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About USS Midway Museum

Location:

910 N. Harbor Drive, SAN DIEGO, CA 92101, US

Mission Statement

Preserve the historic USS Midway and the legacy of those who serve, inspire and educate future generations, and entertain our museum guests.

Description

The USS Midway Museum opened to the public in June 2004 and today is one of San Diego’s most popular visitor attractions with world wide audience. The naval aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1945 and served for 47 years supporting U.S. military and humanitarian efforts around the world. Nearly 250,000 sailors and officers served their country aboard the USS Midway before it was decommissioned (retired) in 1992. Museum includes more than 60 audio tour stops including nearly 30 aircraft ranging from the WWII era to today's technology in Naval aviation. Come be a part of this 'city at sea'!

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Veterans & Military Families
Education & Literacy, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

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

WHERE

USS MIDWAY Museum910 North Harbor DriveSan Diego, CA 92101

(32.71374,-117.17513)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 10 hours per mo nth

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