Grand Village of the Natchez Indians - Volunteer Demonstrator

Hosted by: Mississippi Department Of Archives And History

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Elizabeth Coleman
ecoleman@mdah.state.ms.us
(601) 576-6985

About Grand Village of the Natchez Indians - Volunteer Demonstrator

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This volunteer will conduct on-site demonstrations consistent with the interpretation of the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians (GV).

Responsibilities:
Demonstrate crafts and activities relevant to GV time period (e.g. basket making, cooking, dancing, and musical demonstrations)
Provide instruction and information to the public
May be asked to wear period dress
Assist with production of educational materials related to demonstration

Qualifications:
Proficiency, skill, and knowledge of the craft or activity being demonstrated
Flexibility regarding presentations, situations, and surroundings
Ability to relate well to all ages, backgrounds, and educational levels
Good disposition and enjoys working with the public

Requirements:
Successfully complete training
Dependability

Time Commitment:
Twenty (20) hours of volunteer service per year at GV are required to remain on the active volunteer list

Benefits:
The satisfaction of volunteering for the second-oldest state archives and history department in the United States
Continuing education
Documented volunteer service for work or school credit
A 15% discount at Grand Village and Historic Jefferson College gift shops
All training and training-related materials provided by GV
Volunteer appreciation activities provided by the GV and MDAH

Reports to:
Grand Village Historian


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