Volunteer opportunity description

Help visitors find a keepsake to remember their visit to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Honor, remember, and volunteer.

The National September 11 Memorial and Museum honors and remembers the nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. Through their purchase of meaningful keepsakes at the Museum Store, visitors help preserve history and support the Memorial & Museum’s mission. Retail Greeter volunteers are an integral part of our team as we welcome millions of visitors each year from around the world. 

DETAILS:

Retail volunteers assist staff in the Museum Store and at the Retail carts on the Memorial. As a Retail volunteer, you will greet visitors and provide helpful information about products. Responsibilities include:

- Provide excellent service to our visitors

- Inform visitors about products and store promotions 

- Share stories behind products as they connect to themes in the Museum, such as recovery efforts and remembrance

- Assist with tagging, inventory, folding t-shirts and restocking items

With training, you can and teach visitors stories that they will share with family and friends.

TIME COMMITMENT:

We recommend Retail volunteers work a four-hour shift each week for at least six months. Recommended shift time is 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. or 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. We ask that It you maintain the same shift each week, when possible. The Museum Store is open every day.

HOW TO APPLY:

Join our exceptional team today. We are seeking volunteers from NYC and the tri-state area, all ages 16+ are welcome. For more information and to apply, please visit  www.911memorial.org/volunteer or contact us at volunteer@911memorial.org

 

Requirements

  • Personable and polite, comfortable and friendly interacting with the public
  • Able to stand for a 4 hour shift
  • Able to commit to a 4 hour shift a week for at least 6 months

Time Commitment 
One shift per week totaling at least four hours; we ask for a six-month commitment.

Requirements

Over 16

You will need to undergo and clear a background check

Training
• Pre on-board training session up to 4  hours
• On-site, supervised training up to 4 hours of specific retail training

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times

SunMonTuesWedThurFriSat
Morning
Afternoonxxx
Eveningxxx

About the organization

NATIONAL SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM

Contact:
Dana Donati
Volunteer Program
212-324-6528
Organization’s website:
http://www.911memorial.org...
Volunteer opportunity website:
http://www.911memorial.org...
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