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Volunteer Open House

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Volunteer Open House

August 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



The National Steinbeck Center is hosting a free and informational event to offer prospective volunteers an overview of the museum’s volunteer program and requirements. Prospective volunteers will have an opportunity to meet staff, enjoy complimentary refreshments and tour current exhibits.There will be two sessions, one running from 10:00 to 11:00 and other one from 11:00 to 12:00.

Volunteer positions feature in-depth training, flexible schedules and benefits include free memberships, store discounts, volunteer outing invitations and more. Current openings include:
-Docent guides to lead tours
-Events staff to work at special events at the Center and to represent the Center at community events
-Presenters to lead scavenger hunts and hands-on activities and events
-Front desk and bookstore volunteers
-Research assistants

To attend, please register via EventBrite by 5:00 pm on Fri. August 9th, 2019.

Event Highlights:
Docent-led tours at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Light snacks and refreshments at the gift shop
Q&A with staff members
A raffle ticket for the chance to win some Steinbeck-themed merchandise