Become a Volunteer

Volunteering at the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi

The Mississippi Craft Center and the Craftsmen’s Guild are always appreciative of the volunteers that help to make the Craft Center an amazing place to visit. There are many opportunities to show your support.  Please find below a listing of the available volunteer positions that you can apply for. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteers@mscrafts.org.

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Master Volunteer

  • Provides training for new volunteers
  • Serves as a Mentor to new volunteers-in-training
  • Has acquired the skills and knowledge to perform any volunteer position

Visitor Assistant

  • Answering the phone and directing calls
  • Taking messages, sending messages to voice mail
  • Keeping log of visitors, making copies of log template
  • Keeping track of brochures, reordering them, organizing the brochure stand
  • Providing information about the Guild, greeting and directing guests
  • Keeping track of current Guild events, providing information (date, time, place, type of target participant)
  • Making reminder phone calls to other volunteers who are assigned projects for the following day
  • Returning phone calls with simple inquiries (current events, opening hours, upcoming classes etc.)
  • Making sure that the restrooms downstairs are tidy throughout their shift
  • Keeping the information desk tidy
  • Making sure that the coffee area is organized and clean
  • Performing other assigned duties

In-house Event Assistant

  • Greeting and directing guests
  • Providing information about the Guild and the event
  • Host/Hostess duties preparing food and beverages, serving the guests
  • Decorating and clean up
  • Other assigned duties

* In-house Senior Event Assistant – manages check-in of other volunteers, explains the task at hand, assigns duties

    Off-site Event Assistant   

  • Greeting and directing guests
  • Providing information about the Guild and the event
  • Host/Hostess duties preparing food and beverages, serving the guests
  • Decorating and clean up
  • Other assigned duties

* Off-site Senior Event Assistant – manages check-in of other volunteers, explains the task at hand, assigns duties

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