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Gift Shop Open 10am to 3:45pm

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Volunteer

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum invites you to join our team of volunteers!

We welcome volunteers 18 years or older, from a variety of backgrounds with an interest in the Museum. Student volunteers, who are 15 to 18 years old, are welcome to support Discover World during the months of June, July, and August. Share your time, skills and knowledge while helping others learn. Our volunteers are a vital part of the ongoing work at the Museum. Volunteers contribute many hours of service and provide extra hands for our educational programs, demonstrations, special events and exhibits for thousands of people every year.

Schedules are flexible and training is provided. Please contact Abi Paris, Volunteer and Rental Coordinator, at 330-455-7043 or email her.18

Opportunities

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum has a variety of opportunities for those interested in volunteering. Find the right fit for you!

Front Office

Performing light clerical duties, answering phones, taking admissions and interacting with Museum guests.

Docents

Leading tours through Discover World and the History areas.

Museum’s Collection

Assist the Collections Manager with accessioning, cataloguing and photographing the Museum’s artifacts.

Museum Shoppe

Assisting customers, operating the cash register and stocking shelves.

Outdoor Maintenance

Gardening duties, lawn care, planting, pruning and weeding.

Train Exhibit

Operate our HO train exhibit and interact with guests.

Ramsayer Research Library

Assisting patrons and working on research requests.

Special Events & Projects

Help with special events and exhibits on an as needed basis.

Discover World Student Volunteer Program (June - August)

You will assist the staff with guest relations, science demos, summer camps, and other workshops. Each student is required to volunteer one 4-hour shift per week or more if there is availability and need. Your volunteer experience will look great on college applications and will also count towards community service requirements. Must be 15-18 years old by the start of the program and fill out all required forms. 

Benefits For Our Volunteers

• Free family membership after 20 hours of volunteer service.

• 10% discount on items in the Museum Shoppe

Volunteer Recognition

Volunteers are awarded a first year pin when 20 hours of service have been completed. Special recognition is also given to volunteers who have achieved multiples of five years of service. Awards are presented at Volunteer Recognition each spring.

Volunteering has its rewards...

The museum offers a variety of opportunities to participate in history and science exploration. Students appreciate the opportunity to develop job skills and investigate future career possibilities. Empty-nesters and retirees will discover that volunteering at the museum is a fun way to remain active in the community. Good volunteers enhance the value of the visitors’ museum experience, and the Museum volunteers are a terrific group of talented and sociable people – come join us!

Volunteer schedules are flexible and training is provided. We look forward to working with you!

Please contact Abi Paris, Volunteer and Rental Coordinator, at 330-455-7043 with any questions about volutneering with the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum.

Adult Volunteer Application

Our volunteers are a vital part of the ongoing work at the Museum. Volunteers contribute many hours of service and provide extra hands for our educational programs, demonstrations, special events, and exhibits for thousands of people every year.

Please complete the following form to begin your event volunteer application process.