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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer and Job Fair | July 11 @ 10 AM-2 PM

Join us for The Ringling’s first job fair July 11th from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Children’s Welcome Center located in our Visitor’s Pavilion.  Learn more about full and part-time paid positions available, volunteer opportunities, apply and interview on-the-spot, and speak with representatives from a variety of departments at the museum! As a place that inspires, entertains, and educates, The Ringling serves as a community resource that encourages creative ideas and meaningful exchange. We are always seeking individuals dedicated to creating a culturally and intellectually diverse workplace and especially encourage applications by individuals from underrepresented groups. We feel that when people are included and see themselves reflected in our mission, we can transform our world into better place for everyone.

Day: Monday, July 11
Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
Location: Ringling's Children's Welcome Center located just inside The John McKay Visitor's Pavilion (Building 1 on the map located HERE)
Looking for information on employment opportunites? Click HERE
Questions? Contact [email protected] or [email protected] or 941-359-5700 ext. 1-2605

 

Volunteers perform a variety of functions in support of the museum.  Please continue reading for more information about our current volunteer needs.

Volunteer opportunities vary throughout the year and may not always be available.  If your desired position isn’t listed above, we encourage you to submit a volunteer application so that we may contact you when recruitment resumes.

Below is a general list representing the areas where volunteers serve.

Department Assistants

This important work brings volunteers together with professional staff in various departments to provide behind-the-scenes support for programs and events.  Volunteers working with sensitive or confidential information are required to complete a background check.

Family Programs Volunteers

Family Programs Volunteers assist with a variety of facilitated experiences for families with children.  In addition to orientation and assignment training, successful completion of a background check is required.

Gardens Assistants

For those who enjoy bring outdoors year-round and working during early morning hours, this is an opportunity to assist staff in maintaining The Ringling’s beautiful Bayfront Gardens.

Museum Guides

Museum Guides are volunteers who are specially trained to engage visitors of all ages and backgrounds in active explorations of our collections.

Learn more about Museum Guide opportunites

Ringling Ambassadors

Ambassadors serve in the McKay Visitors Pavilion, offering visitors a warm welcome and providing them with general museum information.

Ushers

In addition to greeting patrons, taking tickets, and directing people to their seats, ushers provide support and reinforce good theater etiquette during programs and performances in the Historic Asolo Theater and the Chao Lecture Hall. 


Venue Experience Volunteers

Working alongside Security staff, these volunteers assist visitors in our venues and on the grounds and help monitor compliance with general museum policies and safety procedures.

 

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