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.
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
Ability to work well with large groups of people of all ages
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.
Successfully complete training
Knowledge of HJC policies and procedures
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
The satisfaction of volunteering for the second-oldest state archives and history department in the United States
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
Historic Jefferson College Branch Director or Historian
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