Mr and Mrs George B Beeler
The Mariners' Museum offers volunteer opportunities in key roles such as museum tour guides, artifact conservation, collections management, library research and landscaping, as well as a host of other services that support the museum's programs. Join The Mariners' Museum volunteer corps and start reeling in the benefits that can be yours while supporting one of the nations leading maritime museums and on of our region's greatest treasures.
Support volunteers work behind the scenes in all aspects of the Museum’s daily activities—from research to marketing and everything in between.
List of Volunteer Positions:
- Tour guides and interpreters
- Library Support
- Working in the collections department
- Assisting with special events
- Artifact Conservation
- Assisting in the photography department
- Membership and Development
- Administrative Assistant
- Education Assistant
- Gift Shop
- Visitor Services
- Noland Park and Trail Assistant
- Web Development
- Audio Visual
JR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
The position involves interaction visitors to the Museum. The individual must be comfortable speaking in front of an audience and communicating with a variety of ages. The position involves daily interaction with school groups and the general public, helping to provide assistance with summer programming including but not limited to “Maritime Mondays”, assisting with the Activity Ship, and hands on experiments in the galleries. Each Junior Volunteer will also be assisting our educator staff when giving public presentations, helping to set-up and clean-up as necessary. Ages 14-18
The Docent’s role is one of teacher, interpreter, and guide. Docents are the “voice” of The Mariners’ Museum to the visiting public. Docents interpret the artifacts, thus providing the visitor with a greater understanding and appreciation of the Museum’s collections and exhibits.
High school through post-graduate school students interested in gaining knowledge in the field of maritime history, museum collections, education, or other aspects of the maritime or museum worlds are invited to inquire about internships at The Mariners’ Museum. We offer both paid and un-paid internships providing the opportunity for students to expand their knowledge in a museum setting and gain practical experience for entering the history or museum job market.
Currently we do not have any internships available
Members of the Docent and Volunteer Corps are extended awards, benefits, and discounts as expressions of appreciation for their service to the Museum and as a means of supporting their ongoing education.