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Winterville Mounds Park and Museum - 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 Winterville Mounds Park and Museum - Volunteer Demonstrator

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This volunteer will conduct on-site demonstrations consistent with the interpretation of Winterville Mounds Park and Museum(WM).

Responsibilities:
Demonstrate crafts and activities relevant to WM time period (e.g. basket making, dancing. cooking, 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 WM 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 Mississippi History Store locations
All training and training-related materials provided by WM
Volunteer appreciation activities provided by the WM and MDAH

Reports to:
Winterville Mounds Park and Museum Director

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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