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Volunteer with Us

At the Loudoun Museum, we welcome volunteers and offer interesting opportunities that fit each  volunteer’s talents, abilities, and schedule. Whether assisting with cataloguing artifacts, greeting museum visitors or helping with a special event, our volunteers are active and valued members of the museum team.

Employment Opportunities

Volunteer and Outreach Assistant

The Volunteer and Outreach Assistant will work in collaboration with staff and volunteers to provide physical and intellectual access to the museum exhibits, manage volunteers, and prepare/manage outreach materials. The hired candidate will work approximately every third weekend and report to the Executive Director.

DUTIES:

  • Help interview, train, manage, schedule, and support museum volunteers.

  • Maintain files, records, applications, and other data for the volunteer program.

  • Provide meaningful visitor experiences through knowledgeable and trained volunteers, interns, and docents.

  • Perform or oversee opening procedures.

  • Supervise operation of the museum and volunteers during open hours, as assigned.

  • Keep accurate admissions records.

  • Collaborate on the creation of compelling content across multiple social media platforms.

  • Organize and maintain onsite supply of outreach material

  • Maintain the social media editorial calendar

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in history, education, museum studies or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Experience working with diverse populations and perspectives.

  • Excellent customer service, organization, and communication skills.

  • Experience with computers and Microsoft Office suite.

  • Experience working with volunteers preferred.

  • Experience working in a museum setting preferred.

  • Demonstrate solid problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple, diverse, and competing priorities while meeting deadlines.

JOB TYPE & PAY:

This is a part-time, non-exempt, position limited to 10-15 hours per week. This position includes regular weekend days and some holidays. It pays an hourly rate of $16-$18, depending on qualifications.

To apply please send a letter of interest and resume to info@loudounmuseum.org.

Loudoun Museum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are afforded equal opportunities without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability.

Community Curated Exhibition Space

Do you have a great Loudoun County-based organization that you wish people knew more about? Loudoun Museum's community curated exhibit space gives local groups the chance to showcase their history and current activities throughout the county.  

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