Heinz History Center
Heinz History Center
Heinz History Center
Heinz History Center
Henz History Center
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Current Volunteers

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Interested in Becoming a History Center Volunteer?

Volunteers are needed at all three sites:

  • Senator John Heinz History Center at 1212 Smallman St. in the Strip District
  • Fort Pitt Museum in Point State Park in downtown Pittsburgh
  • Meadowcroft Rockshelter & Historic Village in Avella, Pa.

Ways to serve:

  • Concierge Program: Provide customer service and information at the Admissions Desk and Museum Shop, as well as serve as hosts for special events.
  • Docent Program: Serve as tour guides for school programs and adult groups.
  • Ambassador Program: Serve in developing and delivering topics to the community at large through public-speaking outreaches.
  • Library and Archives Program: Assist librarians and archivists in the catalogue and inventory processes, archival and reference procedures, and oral history and diary transcription preparations.
  • Collections Program: Assist artifact handlers in inventory, preservation, storage, and exhibit display.
  • Administrative Support: Assist any museum division with clerical and office duties, including data entry and report generation.

Volunteer benefits:

  • Free parking at the Boardwalk Parking Lot at 15th and Smallman Streets
  • 20% discount at the History Center Museum Shop
  • 10% discount at MixStirs Cafe located in the History Center's Great Hall
  • Unique learning, enrichment, and networking opportunities
  • Seasonal gatherings and field trips
  • Annual complimentary entrance for a group of 15 upon completion of 100 hours

Apply Now to Become a History Center Volunteer

Please click here to fill out an online application form. Questions? Please contact Volunteer Program Director Sandra Baker for details at 412-454-6412 or slbaker@heinzhistorycenter.org.

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