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Museum Collections Assistant
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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 Collections Assistant and work with our curator preserving the objects of Sully, the 1794 home of Richard Bland Lee. If you like history and want the opportunity to work with 200 year old artifacts, Sully may be for you! Purpose: To preserve and record Fairfax County's history and material culture. Duties: Various clerical duties associated with data entry, record keeping and cataloging procedures for historic artifacts and archives. In-house research on historic artifacts and exhibit label preparation. Photography. 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.
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