Cold Lake Museum Collections Assistant Volunteer

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Position description: 

Love Antiques Roadshow?  The Cold Lake Museum Society is seeking a collections assistant to help with artifact cataloging, research and data entry.

This volunteer opportunity would be ideal for a careful, detail oriented person with an interest or knowledge of anthropology or local history.

Deliverables/Duties: 
  • Organize, catalogue, accession museum artifacts
  • Assist the Curatorial Manage with the development of a simple, accessible museum inventory
  • Artifacats wiil be catalogued (measured/described), photographed and entered into the museum's accessioning program
  • Some research may need to be done to ascertain an artifact's identity and provenance
  • Move artifacts which may be delicate, large, heavy or cumbersome
Qualifications: 
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Able to climb stairs, lift and walk the length of the Museum
  • Well organized
  • Interest in local history
  • Good communication skills- oral and written
  • Interest in serving the community
Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Senior
How to apply: 
please contact Curatorial Manager
Contact person: 
Linda Dunn, Curatorial manager
Contact phone: 
780-573-8047
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Mission:
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Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
2
Position start/end date:
31 Oct 2018
Time Committment:
6 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Cold Lake Museum
Cold Lake, AB