Day of Event volunteers:
On special events, such as Ag Progress Days, or Open Houses, we need...
Greeters...with a bright smile to welcome visitors
Guest counters...with strong thumbs to click each visitor through our doors during special events
Activity assistants...to help with crafts, scoop ice cream, and lend a hand where needed
Collections--Help to maintain artifacts and review items for inclusion in the collection
Exhibits--Develop exhibits to showcase items in the collection
Tours--Provide guided tours for visitors to the museum. Training provided about the collection and how to provide tours to the diversity of visitors to the museum
Programming--Develop programs and events to connect the collection to the present day with demonstrations, lectures, and activities
Fundraising--Organize events, such as the annual silent auction, that support museum operations and special projects
Housekeeping--Maintaining the museum collection, artifacts and exhibits, for visitors and special events. Inspecting and identifying exhibits or artifacts in need of repair or cleaning.
Data Entry--update collection records
Research and writing--searching for info about artifacts, the history of agriculture, and stories of rural life in the mid-Atlantic states, writing articles for use on our website, press releases,and newsletters
Student Internships--Internships are available through the Penn State History Department. Contact the Curator for details at PastoAgMuseum@psu.edu
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