At any given time, we enjoy a robust volunteer program of up to 50 volunteers working in various departments of the Museum. Information about upcoming openings are listed below. Please join us!
We also participate in the Portland Mitzvah Network, a community resource for discovering volunteer opportunities in your area.
Contact Heather Brunner or call her at 503-226-3600 to learn more about and apply for the volunteer positions listed below. Our goal is to match volunteer interest and skill with current museum needs. Inquire about the following positions:
We are currently seeking a volunteer with an interest in museum education. In close collaboration with the Program Coordinator, the intern will work on designing, developing and implementing K-12 curricula that meets and supports state standards in language arts and social studies. Interested students should be working towards a degree in education or museum studies. Previous museum or educational experience is encouraged, but not required.
Primary Roles: Audio-Visual Technician Operates audio-visual equipment including projectors, sound equipment, cameras for presentations, meetings, movies, special events, rentals. Audio-Visual Project Development Records and edits museum programs and events for archival and promotional purposes. Creates educational and promotional audio and video presentations for in-house and online distribution.
Provides a warm welcome and excellent customer service to visitors/guests/members; collects admissions/program fees; provides light administrative support, directs guests to programs and appointments, answers general information and membership questions, performs light computer research; keeps reception area neat and stocked with informational materials.