The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Volunteer Association is always looking for new members to volunteer at the museum, with a variety of positions available to those interested. If you have time daily, weekly, monthly or on occassion that you would like to donate to the museum, please contact us with your inquiry. Below are opportunities that are available at the museum:
Volunteers greet the visitors, handle admission fees, and direct visitors. This position is enjoyed by volunteers who like to meet people from all over the world. each day is an adventure at the museum. You never know who you are going to meet or where they are from.
Volunteers in this position walk through the museum and speak with visitors. A Gallery Host does not need to know technical facts about the automobiles. However, many Gallery Hosts learn a great deal about these beautiful cars while they are on the floor. A Gallery Host must have a pleasant personality and enjoy speaking with people.
After successfully completing museum docent training, these volunteers conduct guided tours. The tours are booked in advance and usually take two hours. The Docent should have a strong desire to learn about the history of the Auburn Automobile Company and its leader, E.L. Cord.
This is a very popular volunteer position!! A group of volunteers meet in the volunteer office when the museum has a bulk mailing. The volunteers stuff and label envelopes. It is a good way to socialize while helping the museum.
Assists the office staff by: answering the telephone, making copies, filing, and typing. This is a behind-the-scenes position, but a very important part of the museum. This area can be expanded if a volunteer would like to work on the computer.
The Archivist is assisted by volunteers who enjoy doing research. The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum receives requests from many people who want information about the museum, the history of Auburn Automobile Company and, of course, the automobiles. Since the museum believes strongly in educating, this area is also very important to the mission of the museum.
Clerk Volunteer: Helps customers with purchases, handles the sale of Museum Store merchandise, and keeps the store stocked with inventory. This is a scheduled position.
This area involves a number of different duties. Volunteers dust the exhibit cars and keep air in the tires. They also do some restoration work on collection vehicles. Maintenance of the automobiles is a very important part of the museum’s quality and appearance.
There always seems to be some project going on around here! The building is constantly being maintained and restored. Volunteers who enjoy building, painting, and cleaning are very comfortable in this position. We have seen some amazing things accomplished by volunteers in this area.
This is another area that has quite a few different functions. Bridal Show, Wine Tasting and other fundraising events are examples of times volunteers help the museum in many different areas.
This is a three season position (Spring, Summer and early Fall). Volunteers are responsible for planting, maintaining, and sometimes removing flowers and plants from the museum grounds. This position is handled by a group of volunteers, which seems to make the work more fun.
Volunteers at this station answer the phone and talk with museum visitors about becoming a volunteer, museum membership and upcoming special events. This position does not require knowledge about the cars. The only prerequisite for this position is a friendly smile!
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