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Get involved and be a part of Sugar Land's history. Your participation and time are invaluable to the Foundation's operations. Browse our volunteer job descriptions below, then complete the Volunteer Form.

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Office management / clerical duties

Handle telephone calls and messages
Greet visitors and provide them with museum information
Photocopy and file organizational documents
Pick up and distribute mail

Artifact cataloging

Photograph items in the collection using a digital camera
Complete hard copies of accession, donor, and object record forms
Mark each item with its corresponding accession number
Store objects in a safe, systematic way

Data entry

Upload digital images to corresponding object records in PastPerfect
Enter data from accession, donor, and object print records
Check for errors in previous entries
Update current records as needed

Tours / educational programs

Serve as a museum docent during scheduled or unscheduled tours
Conduct historical research to enhance tours and programs
Present PowerPoint historical slide show when requested
Work with staff to develop educational activities for children

Social events

Assist staff with planning and management of various events, including exhibit openings, fundraisers, parties, and meetings
Prepare invitations or event notices for mail-out
Oversee set up, clean up, and food and beverage service during events
Act as a greeter and host at all museum events

Special projects

May include, but not limited to:

Carpentry work and painting
Exhibit installation
Research
Transcription of oral history interviews

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