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ORGANIZATION: USS Midway Museum

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The USS MIDWAY Museum Airwing has an urgent need for volunteers with sewing experience to assist in the production of various upholstered items for aircraft and other museum displays. Items include cushions and equipment covers. Projects serve various department needs throughout the museum. The onboard workspace includes industrial equipment with professional grade sewing machines.

10-20 hours per month of availability is requested. Preferred workdays are Tuesdays, Fridays or Saturdays. However, flexible hours with a schedule to suit the applicant's availability could be arranged. Volunteers must be able to climb ship's ladders and lift a minimum of 20 pounds. Former or existing seamstresses or tailors are encouraged to apply.

"It's hard to explain, but the satisfaction I receive from volunteering on the Midway is infinitely more rewarding than any amount of money could provide."
-Midway Volunteer


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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'!

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WHERE

USS MIDWAY Museum910 North Harbor DriveSan Diego, CA 92101

(32.71374,-117.17513)
 

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GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 10-20 hours per month.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 20 lbs.

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