Ship Restoration Team on the USS Midway Museum

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Recruiting Organization: USS Midway Museum

Volunteers are critical members of the Engineering Department who contribute valuable skills and dedication to revitalize, restore, and repair all physical areas of the USS Midway!

If you are are a project hobbyist, or a current or former tradesman, you can help us transform ship spaces/compartments from a decommissioned status to either fully restored or transformed in order to serve the museum's operational needs.

Duties May Include:

  • Removing old hardware, wiring or furniture prior to renovation
  • Replacing and repairing walls, floors, partitions
  • Polishing brass, replicating missing handles, specialty painting, and surface restoration
  • Maintaining original equipment such as ship's fans and lighting

Minimum Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Physically able to climb up and down ship's ladders.
  • Able to commit to 20 hours/month on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturday mornings only.
  • Prior experience with a variety of tools required.
  • Must be safety conscious, able to work independently and able to follow directions working as a member of a team.
  • Experience in the building trades or in navy engineering is very helpful, but not essential. We need carpenters, painters, woodworkers, etc.

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"I can say that I have truly enjoyed my association with the Midway Museum. Every person I have worked with and met has made the time onboard worth the time spent driving over 130 miles each day spent as part of the Ships Restoration Crew. Thanks once again!" -Midway Volunteer

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