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ORGANIZATION: Hershey History Center, Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society

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Are you organized? Do you like talking to people?
The Hershey History Center is looking for volunteers to join our excellent museum reception team. We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Shifts are 10am-12:30pm and 12:30pm-3pm, or you can work the entire day. Tasks include greeting visitors, taking cash and card payments for museum entry and gift shop purchases, answering the telephone, taking messages and keeping reception tidy. A friendly attitude, good organizational skills and a willingness to learn are all you need! Training and supervision will be given every step of the way. Some experience would be helpful but is not essential. If you like the company of others and have some free time, get in touch!

2 Shifts

  • morning / 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Full day shift is available
  • afternoon / 12:30 PM to 03:00 PM
    Full day shift is available
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Hershey History Center, Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society

Location:

40 NORTHEAST DR, HERSHEY, PA 17033, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Hershey History Center is to preserve, promote, and interpret the history of Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

Description

Since 1991, the Hershey History Center has committed to the mission to preserve, promote, and interpret our community's heritage. Our ever-growing collection is a unique blend of artifacts, oral histories, and archival resources. Our Board of Directors, volunteers, and staff ensure the continuity of the mission and collections for generations to come.

The History Center's museum provides authentic visual and interpretive exhibits, complemented by our archive and library resources which provide access to records and documents for research and education. Preservation programming enables community involvement by recognizing significant buildings, landmarks, and events in our shared history.

We have a robust volunteer program and seek to engage with the community and establish positive relationships. We aim to provide life-enhancing opportunities for volunteers through social interaction, learning new skills, career development, and a shared interest in history. In turn the History Center benefits from the valuable resource that volunteers provide.

We are looking for motivated individuals to help us continue our mission and purpose at the museum or events. Areas of work include administrative tasks, front desk reception, collections management, database support, graphic design, marketing, research, retail development, building maintenance and event staffing.

The Hershey History Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization that is supported by membership and the generous donations of individuals, area businesses, and grants.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

40 Northeast DriveHershey, PA 17033

(40.29263,-76.64781)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Transactions
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • At least two shifts per month.
  • Reception training takes place on Monday, Wednesday or Fridays. The amount required depends on when you feel ready to go solo!

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