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We need volunteers to help with:

Volunteer Museum Greeter

February 4, 2012 7:00pm
This task is filled or completed
The world’s first museum for children is currently looking for volunteers to welcome visitors as they begin their Brooklyn Children’s Museum experience.

Major Job Responsibilities:

Maintain the highest standards of friendly, helpful, and responsive customer service at all times
Communicate well with visitors; remain polite, courteous, and helpful at all times
Greet visitors at main entrance and give appropriate directions
Assist visitors in maintaining an orderly line at the main entrance
Give visitors daily program schedule
Make public-address announcements throughout the day
Communicate the Museum’s programs and services through interaction with the public

Additional Responsibilities:

Mail line operator when needed
Staff membership table during peak days to sign up new members
Assist with general crowd control and provide visitors with directions
Provide assistance with coat and bag check
Exhibit floor upkeep and positive visitor interaction
Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

High-school diploma or degree preferred
Prior experience in retail, customer service, hospitality, or theater; prior museum experience helpful
Interest in children and family education
Excellent verbal and communication skills
Ability to stand and walk around for extended periods
Strong team player with a proactive attitude
Flexible schedule; this position includes weekends and holidays

To apply, please send an email to volunteer@brooklynkids.org, with “Museum Greeter” in the subject line, or call (718) 735-4400 x160.

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