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Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
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Volunteer Orientation

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SAMOCA (San Angelico Museum of Contemporary Art) is an art museum with a focus on Modern Art from the last 75 years. This presentation is used for volunteer orientation.

SAMOCA (San Angelico Museum of Contemporary Art) is an art museum with a focus on Modern Art from the last 75 years. This presentation is used for volunteer orientation.

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  • 1. Volunteer Orientation
  • 2. History and Purpose Since 1973, our museum has been at the forefront of contemporary art and design. • Highlight the importance of contemporary art within modern society • Are influenced by pop, cinema, and current events Our collections:
  • 3. Organization Jane Gregory, PhD Executive Director Francine Rosseau Public Relations Javi Yarborough Donor Relations Bernice Loopard Volunteer Coord. Phillip Glascow Museum Curator
  • 4. Volunteers Are Key to Our Success Volunteers 44% Full-time staff 37% Part-time staff 10% Consultants 9% Labor breakdown last year (%)
  • 5. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities Role Primary Responsibilities Admin Assistant Answer phone, respond to email, open and file mail Assistant Curator Assist in the selection and presentation of art Docent/Tour Guide Educate patrons about museum collections Fundraiser/Grant writer Write grant applications; organize fundraising events Marketing & PR Rep Write press releases; organize events; serve as media contact Web & IT Tech Maintain website, server, and all computer systems Sales Clerk Sell and display products; operate register in café/museum shop
  • 6. Rules of Conduct DO • Dress neatly and professionally • Keep side conversations to a minimum • Focus on our patrons • Arrive on time for your shift • Keep your voice low and turn off the ringer on your phone • Leave your belongings in your assigned locker Do NOT • Talk on your cell phone during work hours • Bring food and drink outside the café and break room • Play video games or music in the museum • Smoke inside or within 20 feet of the building • Leave the front desk, or your post, unattended at any time
  • 7. Customer Service Basics Always strive to be HELPFUL: = Handle yourself with professionalism = Enjoy helping others = Listen closely to questions and requests = Provide correct information = Focus on the customer = Use common sense = Learn from your mistakes
  • 8. Collections Our collections are carefully curated to create a uniquely special contemporary art experience. • Oil and Watercolor • Pencil and Charcoal • Photography • Sculpture • Mixed Media Collections include:
  • 9. Collections We feature contemporary artists from all around the globe, to provide a multicultural blend of artwork. • Sculptor, Eleanor Friosh • Photographer, Jim Sugar • Painter, Paul Shellmont • Mixed media artist, Tang Lee Our current artists include:
  • 10. This Month’s Resident Artist Jim Sugar will be in the halls of SAMOCA throughout April. Watch a sneak peek of this world famous photographer in his first ever lynda.com video appearance.
  • 11. Thank You for Volunteering Your Time

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