Assistant Collections Manager
Job Title: Assistant Collections Manager
Location: Park museum
Project Duration: Ongoing
Hours Per Week: Flexible, Mon-Fri
Hours Per Month: Flexible
Description of Duties: Everglades National Park has a large collection of natural and cultural items stored in its museum. The Assistant Collections manager will assist with museum, archives and library projects, catalog the library and museum collections, work with museum objects and specimens, prepare collections for storage, assist researchers with access, and perform environmental monitoring.
Benefits: The volunteer will receive training and experience in archives processing, arrangement, and cataloging.
Goal/Outcome of Position: To organize and maintain museum collections in order to preserve items and allow them to be utilized with ease.
Knowledge/Skills/Experience Desired: This position requires someone who is detail-oriented and organized. The volunteer should be interested in museum curation and exhibit maintenance.
Did You Know?
Over fifty-nine color varieties of the Liguus Tree Snail have been seen in and around the Everglades ecosystem. They graze on the algae and lichen that grows on smooth-barked trees. During the dry winter months, they are usually sealed to these trees to conserve moisture.