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D.R.I.V.E. Volunteer Meeting

Feb 22, 2020
10AM - 12PM
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DRIVE program meeting
Saturday, February 22
10 am – noon
National Museum of Transportation
Orthwein Center

Do you know someone looking for volunteer service hours or just wanting to get work experience to put on their resume? We’re doing amazing things at the National Museum of Transportation and it’s a great place to grow skills as a worker and leader.

Opportunities include:
* Pivotal People in Transportation – historical character research and/or first-person interpretation based on research (Especially good for theater, history, and education majors) Note: Research may be done remotely.
* Apps & Video Games – put your skills to work proposing then creating apps and games that will help our guests have an even better experience during their visit (Great for tech-minded folks who want to use their creativity for good!)
* Sustainable Landscaping – learn why TNMOT is employing sustainable landscaping techniques to manage its 42-acre site and helping with various projects — from installations to care (Especially good for sustainability and landscaping majors)
* Special events – a variety of highly responsible positions that offer opportunities to improve skills in public relations (Perfect for individuals interested in going into event planning, education, or logistics)
* Moving volunteers – for those up for a workout, we need help putting up and taking down exhibits (Basically moving lots of 50 pound boxes with a smile)
* Office help – behind the scenes, stuffing envelopes (A great opportunity to interface with team members who do not work in the front lines!)
* Archival work – scanning, organizing, and working with documents and artifacts in our library. Some help is also needed from those with a background in graphic design (Great for those interested in historic preservation work)

Next Saturday, February 22, we will be meeting to re-launch DRVE, a volunteer program started a few years ago by students for students. For the first time this year, we’d like to create a student-led board and are excited about the potential benefits this will lend to all aspects of the program.

Internship credit may be available, if you plan ahead with your professor!

For more information, please see the attached flyer or be in touch.

April Anderson
DRIVE Program Coordinator
National Museum of Transportation
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