Volunteer team members play an integral role in MIM’s success. Becoming a MIM volunteer team member is a unique opportunity to get involved with this incredible project. The minimum age to volunteer at MIM is seventeen years.
Museum Guides lead visitors of all ages in lively, thoughtful discussions about MIM’s collections. Museum Guides must commit to forty hours of training over a ten-week period. Training topics include information about instruments in the collection, architectural facts, presentation skills, and effective touring methods.
The next Museum Guide training session will begin in September 2014. Applications are accepted through July 15. Apply today!
Gallery Guides are an extension of Guest Service in the galleries. They assist guests by providing information about the exhibits and the museum and ensuring the safety of the guests and the security of the objects. Gallery Guides are asked to commit to a minimum of two shifts per month.
Experience Gallery Guides encourage guests to play music in the dynamic hands-on gallery at MIM. They provide assistance and friendly instruction on how to play the various instruments, while ensuring the safety of the guests and the security of objects. Experience Gallery Guides are asked to commit to a minimum of two shifts per month.
Guest Service Assistants support the Guest Service team by answering questions about the museum, providing assistance with the guidePORT systems, and explaining MIM policies and procedures to guests. Guest Service Assistants are asked to commit to a minimum of two shifts per month.
Sales Associates support the Museum Store by processing sales transactions, restocking displays, assisting with inventory, and providing excellent customer service to all guests. Sales Associates are asked to commit to one shift per week on a regular schedule.
MIM recruits Spanish-speaking volunteer team members for all guest-facing assignments.