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Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847.475.1030

Volunteer Application

Section A:  Personal Data

Last Name:  ________________________________   First Name:  ___________________________________

Address/City/Zip:  ____________________________________________________________________________

Daytime Phone:  _____________________________    Evening Phone:  ________________________________

Cell Phone:  ________________________________   Email:  _______________________________________

Emergency Contact:  _________________________   Phone:  _______________________________________

 

Section B:  Present Status

Are you:             q     Employed          q     Student              q     Unemployed            q Retired

                          q     Other:  _____________________________________________________________________

 

Section C:  Background (Please provide a résumé, if available, and skip to Section D)

Previous volunteer activities and experiences:  ____________________________________________________

  

__________________________________________________________________________________________

Brief professional background:  _________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________________

Educational background and interests:  ___________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________________

Section D:  Mitchell Museum

How did you learn about the Mitchell Museum?  ___________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________________

Why do you want to volunteer at the Mitchell Museum?  ____________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________

What would you like to do as a volunteer at the Mitchell Museum?  ___________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________________

Do you have any physical limitations that could affect your volunteer assignment?      q     Yes       q     No

If yes, please explain:  ________________________________________________________________________

As a Mitchell Museum Volunteer you will receive valuable training from our staff.  Some volunteers work a few hours every other week while others several days a week. We ask that all volunteers commit to at least one regular 2 to 3 hour shift every week.

I would like to volunteer __________ hours per week

I am available to volunteer:

Museum Hours

Start Time

End Time

Tuesday (10 am to 5 pm)

   

Wednesday (10 am to 5 pm)

   

Thursday (10 am to 8 pm)

   

Friday (10 am to 5 pm)

   

Saturday (10 am to 5 pm)

   

Sunday (12 noon to 4 pm)

   

Section E: References

Name:  ____________________________________________________________________________________

Source:        q     Work                 q     Volunteer Experience               q     Educator                  q     Personal

Address/City/Zip:  ______________________________________________________________________

Phone:  ______________________________         Email:  _______________________________________  

 

Name:  ______________________________________________________________________________

Source:        q     Work                 q     Volunteer Experience               q     Educator                  q     Personal

Address/City/Zip:  ______________________________________________________________________

Phone:  ______________________________         Email:  _______________________________________  

 

Name:  ______________________________________________________________________________

Source:        q     Work                 q     Volunteer Experience               q     Educator                  q     Personal

Address/City/Zip:  ______________________________________________________________________

Phone:  ______________________________      Email:  _______________________________________  

 

Section E: Volunteer Application Certification and Authorization (Please read carefully and sign)

I certify that the information provided in this Volunteer Application, any attached résumé or other materials provided is truthful, accurate and complete. I approve verification of all statements made. I authorize former employers and/or educational institutions to provide information about me and release them from liability for providing such information to the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian.

 

Signature:  _____________________________________________         Date:  ____________________________

Please return your completed, signed application and your résumé to:

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Attn: Kathleen McDonald, Executive Director

Email: kmcdonald@mitchellmuseum.org

3001 Central Street - Evanston, Illinois 60201

 

                 

                 

 

 

 

HOURS & ADMISSION
Tuesday – Saturday:
10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

Adults: $5.00
Children, students,  teachers, seniors: $3.00
Mitchell Members: FREE
Tribal Members: FREE

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