Friday, August 10, 2007

The United States Postal Museum Volunteer Opportunities -apply by September 1.

Thanks to Jeffrey at the National Postal Museum, a hidden gem for DC, for the tip.

Do you have an interest in American history, storytelling, or philately?
Do enjoy working with children?
If so, consider becoming a student tour guide or a museum interpreter

Student Tour Guides:
· Lead scripted school tours during weekday mornings
· Tour with specific grades and ages, pre-K & elementary
· Read stories, build stamp collections and teach American history in the museum’s exhibits

Museum Interpreters
· Lead museum tours · Have engaging conversations with visitors
· Learn & share fun facts & stories about the mail · Promote letter writing & reading
· Practice public speaking
Contact the National Postal Museum at 202-633-5535 for details.

Benefits Include:
· Positive Community Involvement (It’s tax deductible too!) · 20% discounts in all Smithsonian Gift Stores · 10% discount in most Smithsonian Cafeterias

America’s history is in the Mail!