Riggers need for Maintenance and Repair of a Historic WWII Ship!

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ORGANIZATION: RICHMOND MUSEUM ASSN INC

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The SS Red Oak Victory is looking for Riggers to help us repair and maintain the lifting gear on our floating museum!


Built-in 1944, this ship was assembled in pieces, and then sections were lifted by crane into place and welded into their final configuration. The ship has a number of holds and the lifting gear is incredibly important for ongoing restoration efforts and in helping volunteers achieve loading necessary equipment, often too heavy to carry onboard.

Fun and educational opportunity for internships, or a great way to give back to the community!

Interested volunteers should have a general knowledge of work safety training, and are required to adhere to all CDC work guidelines.

Check us out on http://redoakvictory.us/support-us/volunteer/

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About RICHMOND MUSEUM ASSN INC

Location:

PO BOX 1267, RICHMOND, CA 94802, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Richmond Museum Association is to preserve, display and educate about the history of Richmond, California and the surrounding area.

Description

The Richmond Musuem Association (RMA) operates the Richmond Museum of History, located in a historic Carnegie Library. The Museum is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 1-4PM for a small admission fee. The largest artifact in the museum collection is the SS Red Oak Victory, a Victory Ship built in 1944 for use in the Pacific Theatre in World War II. The ship is open for docent lead and self guided tours on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 10-3.

The Richmond Museum Association (RMA) offers volunteer opportunities for people of all walks of life. Our community of like-minded volunteers works toward a common goal to inspire people through Richmond history. RMA will make you feel welcome whether you seek to develop professional skills, deepen your own personal interests or just want to feel more connected to the past. The Museum and SS Red Oak Victory depend on volunteers with a wide range of skills so we can accomplish goals like operating the ship under her own power or ensuring every local student visits the Museum once during elementary school. We offer a wide range of positions to fit diverse skill sets including everything from greeting guests to education to ship restoration and everything in between. Volunteering is fun and fulfilling, leading to health benefits and enhanced quality of life, so join us today!

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Veterans & Military Families
Arts & Culture, Community, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1337 Canal BlvdRichmond, CA 94804

(37.926,-122.334)
 

SKILLS

  • Construction
  • Home Repair

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • About 4 hours per week

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