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Opportunity Title
Special Events Assistant
Great for
Court Appointed
Project Description
Do you like history? Volunteer at Sully Historic Site assisting with our many special events at the 1794 home of Richard Bland Lee. Assist with site special events by providing visitor services, maintenance, and event set-up or clean-up. These tasks many included physical labor, administrative assistance, and/or working with the public. Some pre-event meeting and preparation of materials may be required. As Required. Purpose: To enhance the public's appreciation and understanding of Fairfax County's cultural and historical heritage through support of special events. Duties: Assist with site special events by providing visitor services, maintenance, and event set-up or clean-up. These tasks may include physical labor, administrative assistance, and/or working with the public. Some pre-event meeting and preparation of materials may be required. Benefits: -10%off of merchandise in our gift shop, 20% off in December. -Free admission for volunteer and immediate family to non-ticketed special events, such as the Annual Car Show, World War II Weekend, and Civil War Weekend. -Occasional volunteer field trips and appreciation events. Past events have included winter soirées, spring picnics, and field trips to local historic sites such as Ben Lomond Historic Site and Mt. Gilead. -HHMC Volunteer Membership: Sully Historic Site is a member of the Historic House Museum Consortium, a collection of historic house museums in the local Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland area. As a volunteer at an HHMC site, membership cards can be checked out which allow the bearer to gain free admission or discounted admission into other participating sites. Hours of Operation: Wednesday through Monday, 11-4. (Closed Tuesdays). Flexible schedules available.
Opportunity Type
Ongoing
Start Date    
05/31/2015
Minimum number of hours
6.00
City
Chantilly
State
Virginia
Zip code
20151
Mission Areas/Types
Children & Youth
Men's Issues
Seniors
Women's Issues
Minimum Number of Volunteers
0
# Registered
1
Skill(s)
Minimum Age?
16