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Cambridge Arts Open Studios 2015 Call for Volunteers

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on April 4, 2015 in volunteer opportunities |

Cambridge Arts is pleased to announce the 7th annual Cambridge Arts Open Studios, an event that showcases visual, performing and literary artists active in all neighborhoods of Cambridge. During one spectacular weekend in May 2015, more than 150 Cambridge based artists working in all media, will participate in this celebration of art at approximately 65 […]

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Maintenance Volunteers Wanted [Heritage Museums & Gardens]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on March 31, 2015 in volunteer opportunities |

This position includes people able to assist in the maintenance of heritage’s building and grounds. Willingness to work in all weather and stand for long periods of time. Assist maintenance staff with various routine day-to-day maintenance projects and special one-time projects which may include: painting facilities, carpentry, parking lot attending, minor horticultural assisting, exhibit building, […]

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Volunteer Tour Guides [The Institute of Contemporary Art]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on March 17, 2015 in volunteer opportunities |

The ICA offers visiting groups a guided experience. We are now recruiting a new class of volunteer guides. WHO ARE WE? ICA Tour Guides are a dynamic community of volunteers and key members of the Education Department with a shared interest in the art of our time. We are fabulously diverse; everything from biologists to […]

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Young Leaders Council Member [The Sports Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on March 17, 2015 in volunteer opportunities |

As The Sports Museum’s signature character education program, Stand Strong, continues to grow programmatically and financially, it’s important to add input and manpower from the next generation of Boston’s leaders. This will ultimately help move the organization and the program forward, and help continue to build an even stronger network of philanthropic supporters. The Young Leaders Council (YLC) […]

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Young Leaders Council Member [The Sports Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on March 10, 2015 in volunteer opportunities |

As The Sports Museum’s signature character education program, Stand Strong, continues to grow programmatically and financially, it’s important to add input and manpower from the next generation of Boston’s leaders. This will ultimately help move the organization and the program forward, and help continue to build an even stronger network of philanthropic supporters. The Young […]

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Volunteer Museum Docent [Old Colony History Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on March 3, 2015 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

To advance the educational mission of the Old Colony History Museum by greeting guests, conducting tours, and providing educational programs for the general public (children, adults, families). All docents will receive training and report to the Community Programming Coordinator. Docents may also be involved in the evaluation of tours and programs. Qualifications: Docents must be […]

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Volunteer Gallery Attendant [Boston Center for the Arts]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on March 1, 2015 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

The Boston Center for the Arts accepts applications year-round for volunteer Gallery Attendants in the Mills Gallery. The Volunteer Program offers an opportunity to gain experience and knowledge of a non-profit arts organization and to gain insight into the Boston arts community. Gallery Attendants are the face of the BCA and an important link between […]

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Boston National Historical Park Seeks Volunteers

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 24, 2015 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

Boston, MA, (February 20, 2015) – Boston National Historical Park is recruiting volunteers with a passion for history who want to do something meaningful and have a positive impact on the hundreds of thousands of visitors expected to visit Boston’s National Parks over the busy spring and summer months. Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs) work side-by-side with National […]

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Arts Ambassador [Greenway Volunteer Program]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 10, 2015 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

Greenway Volunteer Program Arts Ambassador About the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy The Conservancy is the designated steward of the Rose Kennedy Greenway, a mile-and-a-half of contemporary parks in the heart of Boston that connect people and the city with beauty and fun. The non-profit Conservancy maintains, programs, and improves the Greenway on behalf of the […]

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Walking Tour Guide (Volunteer) [Boston By Foot]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 10, 2015 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

Boston By Foot is seeking volunteer guides with a passion for history and architecture! Boston By Foot is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting public awareness of Boston’s rich history and architectural heritage by offering a wide range of guided walking tours. As one of over 200 trained walking tour guides, you will be certified […]

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Volunteers for JP Friendly Society Ledgers project [JP Historical Society]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on January 20, 2015 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

JP Friendly Society Ledgers – Help Needed>>  The Jamaica Plain Friendly Society was a public charity incorporated> in 1901 which had offices on the 2nd floor of Curtis Hall. The Society> provided relief to the poor by providing work sewing garments at home.> The Society also made payments to households experiencing illness or> distress to […]

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Programming Volunteers at Heritage Museums and Gardens [Heritage Museums & Gardens]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on January 2, 2015 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

Join the programming department to enrich the experience of our visitors.   We are seeking individuals that enjoy working with the public, have excellent customer service skills, and want to help share their knowledge. We have two different types of volunteers so decide which one fits you and we will get you trained up in April to […]

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Help create the Boston Marathon Bombing archive!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on June 27, 1973 in professional development, technology, volunteer opportunities |

Northeastern’s Digital Humanities program is working to preserve the memory of the Boston Marathon, and they need help from museum folks in the area. Here’s their call for volunteers! Northeastern University’s NULabs for Texts, Maps, and Networks would like to announce the launch of Our Marathon: The Boston Marathon Digital Archive, a digital archive of stories, videos, […]

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Assistant/Associate Curator [Monticello]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on April 10, 1973 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation seeks an Assistant or Associate Curator (depending on experience) to assist the Senior Curator/VP for Museum Programs in the achievement of the Curatorial department’s research and exhibition objectives.  Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Foundation is the private nonprofit organization that owns and operates Monticello, the home and plantation of Thomas Jefferson, […]

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Volunteer/Internship Opportunities [Sir John Soane Museum]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 25, 1972 in internship opportunities, volunteer opportunities |

[Just to clarify, the Sir John Soane Museum is in London.] Come and join us as a volunteer at this exciting time in the history of the Sir John Soane’s Museum! As a volunteer with us you will gain the chance to meet a variety of people, make friends, learn new skills and experience the complexities of […]

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One Day Inventory at the Andover Historical Society

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 6, 1972 in volunteer opportunities |

What’s in our Barn? The Andover Historical Society is conducting a Barn Inventory on Saturday, April 21, 2012 9:00 am – noon Noon – 1:00 pm Lunch 1:00pm – 4:00 pm We will be inventorying everything in our barn: tools, spinning wheels, baby carriages, school desks, snowshoes… Who knows what we will uncover! Come for […]

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Catalog Volunteer [Kingston Historic Museum]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 22, 1972 in volunteer opportunities |

Kingston Historic Museum seeks catalog volunteer. Kingston, NH 03848 The Kingston Historic Museum is a purely volunteer run organization. It houses an extensive collection of artifacts, documents, and photographs. Much of these items are not cataloged in anyway, leaving the group with little way to know what import information they have. We are seeking a […]

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Volunteer Positions [Waterworks Museum]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 9, 1971 in volunteer opportunities |

The Waterworks Museum, which showcases the engineering, public health, and architectural history involved in the Chestnut Hill Reservoir and pumping station, seeks volunteers for a variety of positions. Volunteers are crucial to the success of the Waterworks Museum. Through the efforts of our extraordinary volunteers, the museum is able to provide many quality programs and […]

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Graduate Intern [American Textile History Museum]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 21, 1971 in volunteer opportunities |

The American Textile History Museum is seeking a graduate intern to assist the curator with preliminary research and object selection for a wedding dress exhibit in the spring of 2013. Specific duties include researching period magazines, drafting object labels, creating a bibliography, and researching individual garments. Individual must have excellent computer skills, artifact handling skills […]

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Gallery Administrator/Volunteer [Belmont Gallery of Art]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 13, 1971 in volunteer opportunities |

Gallery Administrator / Volunteer The Gallery Committee of the Belmont Gallery of Art seeks an enthusiastic and qualified volunteer for the position of Gallery Administrator.  The position offers valuable experience to be gained while managing a rising non-profit community visual art gallery, now entering its 6th year of operation. Description:   The Gallery Administrator reports […]

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Volunteer Collection Assistants, Volunteer Administrative Assistants [Museum Village]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 18, 1971 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

Volunteer Collections Assistants are immediately needed to assist in ILMS and NYSCA grant-funded projects. This is a great opportunity for history, education and museum studies students to get professional growth experience at a living history museum. Duties may include digital imaging, data entry on a Past Perfect collections database, research, archiving, collections care, interactive education […]

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Various Positions [West End Museum]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 6, 1971 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

The West End Museum (150 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114) is  seeking aspiring curators: administrative assistant, exhibit planners,  development officers, marketing/pr and archive specialists  to intern.  We are looking for pre-professionals, students, recent graduates, and  people willing to gain experience in a particular career field of the  museum business. We recognize that student internships also supplement  academic […]

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Volunteer Tour Leaders [MIT List Visual Arts Center]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 24, 1900 in job announcements, volunteer opportunities |

The MIT List Visual Arts Center is currently seeking 2 volunteers to lead walking tours of MIT’s Public Art Collection.  MIT’s noted public art, which is enjoyed by the MIT community and visitors alike, has numerous works by major artists.  Since 1961, generous gifts, loans, and commissions have made possible the inclusion of works by […]

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