Oversee all aspects of the Museum’s volunteer program, including recruiting, managing, scheduling, and retaining volunteers. Work with staff members who directly supervise volunteers to ensure all volunteers are effectively trained and well suited to their assignments. Serve as primary liaison between the education department, the docent body, docent council, and various docent and volunteer committees. Communicate with the public to schedule tours that match groups’ needs to Museum offerings and availability. Manage resources and operate systems to successfully schedule tours and volunteers. Create and maintain schedules, reports, and correspondence to sustain the smooth operation of tours. Actively seek opportunities to improve the visitor experience.
Apply to work for the Birmingham Museum of Art’s 2014 Summer Camp! The 2014 Camp theme includes both “Japanamania!” and “All About Africa.” Teachers are involved in the lesson planning and programming process and will have necessary certifications and experience working within the classroom setting. Counselors are college students or recent graduates looking to increase their classroom experience. Aides are high school students who love art and working with younger students.