Share your enthusiasm - Volunteer @ Maine Mineral & Gem Museum

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ORGANIZATION: Maine Mineral and Gem Museum

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Our volunteers make the experience. Did you know that with someone available to talk with the average time spent in a museum exhibit doubles? Whatever your interest -History,Geology,Minerals, Gems or Meteorites- we have it all. Share your enthusiasm for your chosen passion.

As a Maine Mineral and Gem Volunteer you may:

  • add to your knowledge of local history,geology,mineralogy,and meteorites
  • connect and ignite learning with a diverse audience
  • meet new and interesting people
  • participate in exclusive volunteer- only activities
  • use exclusive membership and admission offers

Discover the satisfaction that comes from helping:

  • address educational inequalities by making informal learning accesible to all
  • visitors discover something new
  • children explore the world around them
  • school groups discover a passion for learning
  • families make memories in Bethel

You can make the difference. Just starting out or have a lifetime of experience? We have a a volunteer opportunity that's right for your wants and needs - apply today.

More opportunities with Maine Mineral and Gem Museum

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Maine Mineral and Gem Museum

Location:

99 Main Street, Bethel, ME 04217, US

Mission Statement

The Maine Mineral & Gem Museum celebrates Earth and cultivates critical thinking through research, education, and dynamic exhibits - all designed to inspire curiosity about Maine’s geologic history and our planet’s place in the solar system.

Description

Maine Mineral and Gem Museum's dynamic exhibits, scientific research, and educational programming are all designed to fire the imagination and engage the audience in an informative and enjoyable narrative.

The museum is a year-round, visitor centered resource committed to the heritage, economy, and tourism of Western Maine. Our guests learn about the history of mining, view extraordinary specimens of minerals that convey Maine’s unique place in the geological world and gaze in awe at the variety of gems produced in Maine. Our meteorite gallery is home to a collection of items that are truly from away ,the largest collection of meteorites on display in Nth America it includes pieces from Mars, the Moon and the asteroid belt. Facilitating discussion and learning, our volunteers enhance the visitor experience and provide a vital link between the exhibits and the audience providing the opportunity for informal learning and a great day out.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

99 Main StreetBethel, ME 04217

(44.40773,-70.7886)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 x 8hrs or 2x4 hrs a month

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