Special Events Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: National Museum of African American History and Culture

Become a Special Events Volunteer! You can support and contribute to the successful undertaking of the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s private events!

Apply at https://nmaahc.si.edu/connect/volunteer-program. Applications will be accepted from January 1, 2023-January 31, 2023.


VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILTIES MAY INCLUDE:

· Greeting and welcoming arriving guests

· Checking-in guests

· Distributing maps, programs, and/or handouts related to the event

· Providing wayfinding assistance to visitors

· Providing gallery support and reminding visitors not to bring their food or drink into the galleries

· Providing theatre support or ushering


DESIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:

· Strong interpersonal and customer services skills

· Discretion, even with high profile guests or public figures

· Flexibility in changing situations

· Promptness

· Ability to react quickly and solve problems

  • All abilities are welcome, please let us know if you need accommodations at any point during this recruitment process.

· Background check is required

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Volunteers must complete the trainings led by museum as described below


TRAINING:

· The training program will be comprised of three virtual sessions and one in-person session. Volunteers must attend and complete all required trainings in order to be on-boarded into the program.


SCHEDULING REQUIREMENTS:

· Volunteers are asked commit to at least two years of service

· The majority of Special Events are scheduled on weekday evenings, with the occasional morning or weekend events. We are looking for volunteers who have availability between 5:30PM and 11PM on weekday evenings and 7AM-10AM on weekday mornings.

· Volunteers will be expected to serve at least 2 events per quarter.

· Volunteers must attend and complete all required trainings in order to be on-boarded into the program.


LOCATION:

National Museum of African American History and Culture

1400 Constitution Ave NW

Washington, DC 20560

Email: NMAAHCVisitorServices@si.edu

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity
Arts & Culture, Education & Literacy, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1400 Constitution Avenue NorthwestWashington, DC 20560

(38.8915,-77.03306)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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