The National Museum of the Marine Corps is searching for a few good men and women to help tell the story of the Marine Corps to visitors from around the world.
Available volunteer programs:
Answer questions about the Museum and surrounding area. Conduct special tours, answer questions and oversee patrons in the Galleries, as well as, assist with the interactive exhibits.
The ideal candidate need not have served in the Marines or have any ties to the military. The chief requirements are an interest in Marine Corps history and plenty of energy!
Serve as the welcoming face of the Museum. Greet visitors, assist with way finding, thank visitors, gather feedback on visitor's experiences, and perform other special assignments.
Candidates for this position enjoy working with the public and have positive customer service and interpersonal skills. They are also reliable, like working on a team, and are able to take initiative.
Opportunities are available for those who wish to assist within museum departments to include restorations, curatorial and public affairs.
Volunteer Program Requirements
Volunteer positions are open to all individuals with an interest and a commitment of service to the Museum who meet the qualifications without reference to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and able to perform their prescribed duties. A minimum time commitment of 8 hours per month is required to maintain volunteer status. Volunteers work independently, with other volunteers, and with permanent Museum staff.
Application and Training
Applications are submitted to the Visitor Services Chief. Applicants will be contacted for an interview by a member of the Volunteer Corps. A comprehensive training program is designed to prepare participants to operate effectively in their role as a NMMC volunteer. This invaluable training program features sessions highlighting each exhibit area and its collections. This mandatory training is scheduled as the requirement for new volunteers warrants.
DOWNLOAD THE VOLUNTEER APPLICATION and fax to 703-432-0029 for consideration.
Hospitality Ambassador training is April 22nd and 29th, 2017.
Docent training will begin in September 2017 -- check back for more information!
To sign up please please contact Rachel Clark at Clark@marineheritage.org.
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Admission and parking are FREE. Hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day, except Christmas Day.
National Museum of the Marine Corps
18900 Jefferson Davis Highway
Triangle, VA 22172
Toll Free: 1.877.635.1775
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