Volunteer: Museum Preventative Maintenance

Overview
The Museum Preventative Maintenance volunteer assists park staff in preserving the park's natural, historical, and cultural history by helping to preserve the park's museum collections.

Duties

  • Assist curatorial staff in monthly cleaning of the park's museum storage facility, including vacuuming, mopping, dusting, and gathering environmental data
  • Gather environmental data and clean exhibits at visitor centers
  • When needed, assist curator with cleaning the lighthouse
  • Other duties as assigned

Volunteers must have experience with tasks such as vacuuming, mopping, dusting; working around museum objects or in a similar kind of environment; and good manual dexterity and attention to detail

Schedule and Time Commitment
The Museum Preventative Maintenance volunteer works a minimum of 16 hours per month, Monday through Friday.

Training
Training in proper use of equipment and handling of museum objects will be provided as necessary.

Benefits to the Volunteer
The volunteer will receive the opportunity to work with museum staff and get up close and personal with museum objects. The volunteer will also gain personal enrichment and experience working behind the scenes in a museum environment and in a national park setting.

Group Type
Individuals are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Age
Minimum age is 18 years old.

Accommodations
Housing and camping/RV sites are unavailable.

Application and Contact Information
Please apply under the Current Opportunities listing. For more information, contact Kirsten Kvam at 415-464-5218 or by email.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Phone:

(415) 464-5100
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.

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