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Historic Jefferson College - Special Events Volunteer

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 Historic Jefferson College - Special Events Volunteer

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This volunteer will assist the Historic Jefferson College (HJC) staff with events such as Pioneer Week, dedications, announcements, ceremonies, workshops, lectures, seminars, celebrations, festivals, and any other programs sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

Responsibilities:
Assist HJC staff in preparing for an event by decorating, setting up chairs, and various other tasks
Assist with crowd control, greeting, handing out materials, answering questions, serving refreshments, receptions, staffing booths at events

Qualifications:
Ability to work well with large groups of people of all ages
Pleasant disposition
Good judgment when working with visitors
Ability to perform well under time constraints and physical demands
Ability to lift objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

Requirements:
Successfully complete training
Knowledge of HJC policies and procedures
Dependability

Time Commitment:
Twenty (20) hours of volunteer service per year at HJC are required to remain on the active volunteer list
Opportunities for participation in evening and weekend programs

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 Historic Jefferson College and Grand Village gift shops
All training and training-related materials provided by HJC
Volunteer appreciation activities provided by HJC and MDAH

Reports to:
Historic Jefferson College Branch Director or Historian

Application Process

To access the volunteer application, please follow the link below:
http://mdah.state.ms.us/new/interact/get-involved/volunteer-at-mdah/


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