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ORGANIZATION: FRIENDS OF BOLTON MANSION INC

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Bolton Mansio n aims to maintain and restore a historic landmark and to do so we need help from like -minded volunteers who have an interest in preserving histor ic sites in Pennsylvania. We are looking for aid in the f orm of a general event helper. This would entail helping during our scheduled events which work to raise funds for the building ’ s restoration. Other respo nsibilities would vary from helping with the general planning of events and doing tasks during the event day, whether that is setting up the tables for our gift shop or selling 50/50 tickets during the event. Below I have listed the specific volunteer positions that we are typically looking for as well as a short des cription of what each position would entail.

Holiday House Set up and Break down:

Set up

- Typical holiday house set up occurs a couple of weeks before the event

- Decorate the 1st floor rooms (parlor, dining room, blue room, foyer and hallway)

- Window greens placed in the sills

- Garlands hung on doorways

- wreaths hung in windows

Break Down

- Remove ornaments from all trees, remove window, doorway & mantel decorations, remove wreaths from all windows.

- All Christmas trees (except 12ft Parlor tree) will need to be taken to 2nd floor in one piece.

50/50 Table:

Set up and/or break down of the tables and chairs

Sell 50/50 tickets at the table as well as make sales by talking the event area

Coordinate with the DJ for last calls, ticket pulls, and winning names and numbers

Gift Shop:

Set up and/or break down of gift shop

Sell select gift shop items such as mugs and tshirts

Uti lize a POS system as well as cash for all sales

Membership Table:

Set up and/ or breakdown of tables and chairs

Solicit memberships

Possible tour ticket sales if we do not have the ticket booth for specific events

Trash Attendant :

Line and place trash boxes out in the event area

Empty and change liners as needed throughout the scheduled event time, disposing of filled bags in designated area

Collect trash boxes at the end of the event

Fire Tender (specifically for the Holiday House event):

Fire tender will start fires in the working fireplaces and will monitor the fires throughout the event. Adding fire word as needed and keeping them at a safe flame. Also, will monitor that fire screens are always in place.

Exit door- The volunteer will stand at the exit to ensure all guests are directed to the entrance of the tour for ticket check. Also, will help with exiting tour guests at their end time.

There are many options for volunteer work so please reach out if you are interested in volunteering at Bolton Mansion!

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About FRIENDS OF BOLTON MANSION INC

Location:

85 HOLLY DR, LEVITTOWN, PA 19055, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Friends of Bolton Mansion is to engage the Lower Bucks County community through exhibits and programming that are open to the public. The continued restoration and preservation of the Mansion as a historic museum, along with the Farmers’ residence and surrounding grounds will foster interest in the interpretation of the site, the history of Bolton Mansion, and its role in the early history of the Commonwealth through the present day.

Description

Friends of Bolton Mansion members and volunteers work together to restore this beautiful piece of history through fundraising events and private event rentals. Our goals for 2019 are to build our volunteer base including specialists, to increase our outdoor security of the building to preserve any restorations that have been completed, restore the first floor hallway (the last remaining restoration on the first floor), and update our web presence by redesigning our website and increasing our social media marketing.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

85 Holly DriveLevittown, PA 19055

(40.16053,-74.83977)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexible time commitment depending on your availability

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