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Volunteer Open House and Training

1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Looking for a rewarding way to serve the community? The California Museum invites you to learn how to join our volunteer corps at the Volunteer Open House. This free, informational event offers prospective volunteers an overview of our program and requirements, as well as the opportunity to meet staff, enjoy complimentary refreshments, tour current exhibits and start training to be a volunteer. Join us for an open house from 10 am-11 am, then stay for the optional new volunteer orientation from 11 am-2 pm. Whether you're looking for a few hours to fill or a regular position, a range of opportunities are available to choose from including: Gallery Guides to facilitate field trip & group visits Events Assistants to work at the Museum’s special events Classroom Presenters to provide K-12 education programs to field trip groups Tour Guides to educate general admission & tour visitors Ambassadors to represent the Museum at community events We are especially seeking classroom presenters, gallery guides, and tour guides with daytime availability and events assistants with weekend availability. No experience necessary — all volunteer positions feature in-depth training and offer parking, public transit and ridesharing reimbursement. Best of all, benefits include Museum memberships with reciprocal admission at other institutions, store discounts, invitations to volunteer events and more! To attend, please register on Eventbrite by 5 pm on Friday, August 9. FAQs What are the requirements for becoming a volunteer at the California Museum? Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and complete a background check. For more information, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/volunteer. Can I bring a friend to attend? Yes, however your friend should register separately using their own name and email address. Tickets and registration are limited to one per person and email address. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? The California Museum is easily accessible using public transportation and located at the Archives Plaza light rail stop. Visit Sacramento Regional Transit for more information at http://www.sacrt.com. For attendees who prefer to drive, reduced parking is available in the Bonderson Garage. Visit the City of Sacramento for more information at http://www.cityofsacramento.org/public-works/parking-services. Whom can I contact with questions? For questions or assistance, contact our education department at (916) 653-8099 or volunteer@californiamuseum.org during office hours Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. Thank you!