Volunteer Opportunities

Surfing Florida Musem welcomes community service, student, and all those interested in preserving surfing history to give back to the community through volunteer opportunities.
 

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

Current volunteer opportunities for adults include:

special events help



museum tours



museum maintenance



social media outreach



researching grants



assistant to our archivist



museum attendant



Note: All volunteer time qualifies for Community Service hours.

Student Volunteer Opportunities

Students may qualify to become a Museum Intern in the following areas:

Intro to Museums Intern



Collections and Archiving Intern



Photography Intern



Collections & Archiving Intern


Project Description:

The selected intern will assist the archivist with organization and care of the collection via inventorying the museum’s current collections, scanning newspaper archives, documenting library books, and organizing surfboard collection paperwork..


Work Schedule:

The intern must be able to volunteer a minimum of 100 hours over the course of the internship. Weekly schedule is negotiable within the normal operating hours of the museum. However, the intern should be able to work at least four-hour shifts. Some afterhours and weekend work may be required.


Wage:

This is a volunteer internship opportunity.


Qualifications:

Current college students, graduate students, or high school seniors with a demonstrated interest in museum and/or non-profit work are encouraged to apply.


Intro to Museums Intern


Project Description:

The selected intern will be introduced to the specifics of museum work through generating marketing plans, assisting with events and event planning, conducting studies and surveys, learning and implementing museum tours, assisting with the education program, membership organization, and some administrative work (phones, filing, data entry).


Work Schedule:

The intern must be able to volunteer a minimum of 100 hours over the course of the internship. Weekly schedule is negotiable within the normal operating hours of the museum. However, the intern should be able to work at least four-hour shifts. Some after hours and weekend work may be required.


Wage:

This is a volunteer internship opportunity.


Qualifications:

Current college students, graduate students, or high school seniors with a demonstrated interest in museum and/or non-profit work are encouraged to apply.


Photography Intern


Project Description:

The selected intern will assist our archivist with organizing, labeling, and sorting our photo collection. The qualified candidate will learn basic aspects of handling and working with both old and new photographs. Working with digital photos as well.


Work Schedule:

The intern must be able to volunteer a minimum of 100 hours over the course of the internship. Weekly schedule is negotiable within the normal operating hours of the museum. However, the intern should be able to work at least four-hour shifts. Some afterhours and weekend work may be required.


Wage:

This is a volunteer internship opportunity.


Qualifications:

Current college students, graduate students, or high school seniors with a demonstrated interest in museum and/or non-profit work are encouraged to apply.

To apply as a Volunteer or an Intern, send an email to Tom Warnke at trwarnke@hotmail.com