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GREENWOOD RISING

VOLUNTEERS


 

Volunteering at Greenwood Rising is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the mission of honoring Black Wall Street’s legacy. There are plenty of options to fit different interests and schedules.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Volunteer assistance is vital for day-to-day operations at Greenwood Rising.  Volunteer service enables successful special events, meaningful exhibit presentations, and visitor services.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO BE A GREENWOOD RISING HISTORICAL CENTER VOLUNTEER?

Volunteer positions are open to all individuals who meet the qualifications outlined on this page, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability following intensive training by appointed Greenwood Rising leadership. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old by the start of the volunteer assignment.

WHAT ARE THE PERSONAL QUALITIES OF A GREENWOOD RISING VOLUNTEER?

  • Enthusiasm to work with various age groups and diverse audiences

  • Possess communication skills to make each visitor feel welcome and impart relevant historical center content

  • Knowledge of Greenwood Rising exhibits

  • Willing to learn history and connect people to stories

  • Dedication to Greenwood Rising’s mission and to the values of the Volunteer Program

  • Reliable and consistently fulfills volunteer commitments to the Historical center

HOW DO I BECOME A VOLUNTEER?

  • Complete a volunteer application and waiver.

  • Attend volunteer orientation and training.

  • Commit to an initial volunteer assignment.