Volunteer
JOIN THE
MUSEUM
Volunteering provides an opportunity to learn and share knowledge and to be actively
involved in an exciting part of the Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum.  Volunteers will
develop an understanding of Maritime history, have a close working relationship with
professional staff. Volunteers also get notification of upcoming museum events prior to
general public announcements, free or reduced admission to special events and
programs, a holiday volunteer recognition party, and a 10% discount at the museum
store.  Most of all, you will be recognized as the valuable resource that you are.
The following positions are available

Museum Docent
Greet visitors and conduct guided and general gallery tours.  All you need is a love of
history and an enthusiasm for talking with people.  Enjoy teaching people of all ages
about maritime culture while being sensitive to different cultures and issues.

Library/Reference-FILLED
Various projects, such as cataloguing and indexing books for use by patrons.  Assist
patrons in researching and help staff answer correspondence questions.

Photograph Archivist -FILLED
Organizing and cataloging archival photo collection in a usable fashion.  Data entry for
photograph inventory project. Assist patrons in photograph research.

Web Page Assistant
Post articles about North Coast maritime history for use on the Humboldt Bay Maritime
Museum web site.  Assist with design and maintenance of web page.

Newsletter
Gather information for future newsletters, stories, etc.  Work with staff to develop new
ideas and write newsletter.

Want to Volunteer?
Contact Dalene Zerlang at dzerlang@gmail.com
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