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Opportunity Title
Museum Aide
Great for
Internship
Project Description
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work at a historic site? Are you interested in history? Volunteer at Sully Historic as a Museum Aide and work with the museum staff and help preserve Sully, the 1794 home of Richard Bland Lee. If you like history and want the opportunity to learn what it takes to operate a historic site, Sully may be for you! Purpose: To assist Sully behind the scenes through research, administration, and program development. Duties: Conducts research related to natural, cultural, and historical resources in the park. Assists with administrative projects and program development. 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: Flexible weekday or weekend hours, 9AM-5PM.
Opportunity Type
Ongoing
Start Date    
05/31/2015
Days/Times
Monday - Morning
Wednesday - Morning
Thursday - Morning
Friday - Morning
Saturday - Morning
Sunday - Morning
Monday - Afternoon
Wednesday - Afternoon
Thursday - Afternoon
Friday - Afternoon
Saturday - Afternoon
Sunday - Afternoon
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
0
Skill(s)
Minimum Age?
16