How to get involved!
Volunteering or interning can be a great way to involve yourself in the community, learn new things, meet new people or determine if a career in the museum field is right for you. We are more than willing to work around your schedule and interests.
Volunteers help make things happen and there are plenty of tasks for every interest and schedule. Check out our Volunteer Opportunities section below, then fill out our Volunteer Application Form. Or contact our Education Department at (510) 581-0223 or email@example.com.
Internships are available in the following areas: Collections, Development and Education. We accept undergraduate and graduate students in the following fields: art, art history, business, history, liberal studies, historic preservation, museum studies or public history. We have a variety of projects to offer and are flexible with schedules.
Please send your resume and a letter of interest by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; by mail, or by fax (510) 581-0217. You will be contacted by a staff member.
McConaghy House Docent
Duties include delivering educational tours to visitors of all ages, and telling stories of the past using the decorations and exhibits in the house. Opportunities are available on weekends.
Event & Program Support
Duties include assisting the Education Coordinator or Development Director with projects, tasks, and implementation of events, programs and community activities. Opportunities are available during the week and on weekends.
Duties may include cataloging, researching, and organizing of three-dimensional and historic house collections.
Duties include assisting with special events, grant writing, prospect research, membership and other administrative tasks. Opportunities available during the week.