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BECOME A MEMBER
Support the Museum as a member of the Friends of the Morton Museum. The Museum’s exhibitions, free lecture, and wide-ranging programs are made possible by the generosity of individuals like you. Your tax-deductible contribution at any level helps the Museum build world-class exhibitions and programs that benefit the entire community. Every gift matters. Click here to download our membership card.
Become an active member of the museum community by acting as an ambassador of the Museum. Assist with membership events, educational programs, collections related projects, and other events. See below for job descriptions.
Education Volunteers: Our Education volunteers make our regular programs possible. Lead activity stations at our monthly Spotlight Saturday program, become a guest reader for our weekly toddler Story Times, assist with school field trips and outreach, or help out with our kids summer series and other special workshops.
Docent:. Docents provide in-depth programs or tours to scheduled visitors on a pre-selected topic. Programs and tours are provided for all ages. Docents may train for certain age groups and topic areas.
Living History Docent: Living History Docents provide accurate historical information to visitors and scheduled groups through first and/or third person interpretation. Those with a love of history and experience with public performance are encouraged to apply. Scheduling for this position is an on-call, as needed basis.
Special Events: Volunteers to help set up and take down tables and chairs, take out trash, etc. before, during and after special events would be welcome. The facilities of the Museum are available for rental for weddings, receptions, reunions, parties and other special gatherings after the regular Museum hours. Outreach activities also include staffing information tables at shows and festivals offsite.
Collections: Collections Volunteers provide a variety of support services to the other areas of the museum; curatorial, research, etc. Duties include scanning letters and files, photograpghing objects, and cataloging objects.All projects in the collections department require data entry on a computer as well as the time commitment to complete the project assigned in a timely manner.
To apply to become a volunteer and to help us find the perfect volunteer project for you please fill out this simple Volunteer Application and return it to the Museum.