May 04, 2022

Museum Project Assistant

  • JAARS, Inc.
Part time Creative Arts Customer Service Education 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. The skills required depend on which project they are working on: exhibit construction, collections management or educational materials. They must be able to effectively communicate JAARS mission and the museum story to visitors.

Flexible hours.


Position Responsibilities              

  • Assist with special museum projects; Common projects include the following: collections management, exhibit building and installation and designing educational materials and programs
  • 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, sells gift shop items and answer questions as needed
  • Attend museum meetings and training
  • 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
  • Skills needed may include construction experience, inventory or collections management experience or an educational background
  • Able to communicate well in English with visitors
  • Skilled in using a computer
  • Personable and enjoys people
  • Works well on a team and self-directed

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