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    Everglades

    National Park Florida

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?

Tree Snail

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.