Maintenance Guru Volunteer

Duties include:

  • Carry out exhibit & facility maintenance & repair
  • Safety patrol of museum making sure all exhibits & facilities are safe for our visitors


  • Handy-man or -woman experience
  • Experience using power tools
  • Ability to climb ladders & lift up to 50 lbs
  • A pleasing smile and a warm, friendly greeting to all who contact or enter Hands On!
  • Willingness to commit to dealing with everyone you come in contact with in a respectful and understanding manner
  • Willingness to do assigned tasks because it is in the best interest of Hands On!


  • 1 hour training completed to earn name tag
  • Yearly check-in and evaluation

 Time Commitment:

  • Approximately 2-4 hours per month.  Could require additional hours to prepare museum for busy season or if a new exhibit is being installed.  May need to schedule some work after hours or on days museum is closed (Sunday & Monday).

Dress: professional, comfortable, casual clothing (no slogans) with comfortable shoes


  • Shared between the Operations Manager & Visitor Services Coordinator


  • Making a positive impact on Hands On! facility
  • Satisfaction of maintaining excellent facility appearance
  • Satisfaction of contributing to your community
  • Volunteer appreciation

Adult Volunteer Application (18 yrs & older)

Youth Volunteer Application (13 – 17 yrs)

Call 697-8333 for more information on volunteering.

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