May 04, 2022

Museum Guide

  • JAARS, Inc.
Part time Communication Creative Arts Customer Service Tourism Volunteer Opportunities

Job Description

Target Staff Type             Supported/Volunteer

Work Location   JAARS Waxhaw

FTE         0.250

Position Summary          

We are looking for someone who is passionate about history, museums and missions. Candidates should have excellent oral communication skills and enjoy working with people. They need to be able to learn and communicate the guided tour and mission of JAARS to visitors.

Flexible Hours

Position Responsibilities              

  • Work at the reception desk to answer the phone, keep visitor records, schedule tours, greet and orient visitors, turn on various technology used in exhibits and answer questions
  • Give guided tours of the museum
  • Help plan and work at JAARS DAY and other museum events
  • Sell items in the museum gift shop
  • Represent JAARS and the Museums at outreaches in the community, at schools and at churches
  • Attend museum meetings and trainings
  • Attend JAARS events and meetings when possible
  • Perform any other tasks that are needed

Position Requirements 

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred
  • Strong interest in history, missions and museums
  • Able to communicate well in English both in written and oral form
  • Skilled in using a computer
  • Personable and enjoys people
  • Works well on a team and self-directly
  • Previous cross-cultural experience or knowledge of another language can be helpful but is not required

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