Collections Volunteers assist in the care of the quilt collection by preparing quilts for exhibitions, refolding, vacuuming, attaching sleeves, and related work. Commitment: An average of 3 hours/month. Collections care training is required.
Docents lead guided exhibition tours for adults and/or children, and staff the gallery during special events and other programs. Commitment: An average of 1 tour/month, plus ongoing training.
Visitor Services Volunteers to interact with guests in the galleries or in the reading room during museum hours and special events, and offer hospitality and answer questions. By being present, they also assist in insuring the safety of the quilts. Commitment: An average of 3 hours/month, plus ongoing training.
Collections Volunteers must be able to work a weekday morning (Monday through Thursday) from 9 a.m. to Noon. Docents work as needed to cover public and pre-arranged tours during regular museum hours. Visitor Services Volunteers work from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoons. Some volunteers choose to work a regular schedule while others prefer more flexibility. Volunteer meetings and training sessions are generally scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m.
If you have questions or want more details about volunteer opportunities, call 402-472-6549.