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These volunteers care for, inventory, and organize historical objects. Volunteers may also set up and tear down different exhibits throughout the year depending on the exhibit schedule. Volunteers may also be asked to work occasional special events where artifacts are requested.
Minimum commitment: Open schedule based on available hours and need.
Skills needed/preferred: Applicants for this type of opportunity needs general skills related to the profession of preserving and inventorying these objects. Anyone looking to gain experience in this field will be considered.
Benefits to volunteers: Volunteers will gain new or improve old curatorial skills such as:
This is a joint volunteer postion through the First State National Historical Park and the New Castle Historical Society. Volunteers slected for this postion will be registered as both an NPS volunteer as well as a volunteer for the New Castle Historical Society.