Volunteer

The West Baton Rouge Museum is committed to maintaining a corps of volunteers who enjoy their time spent and the duties they perform for the benefit of the museum. If any of the volunteer descriptions on this page interest you, please contact Amanda Moak at amanda@wbrmuseum.org or at 225-336-2422 ext. 211, or fill out this form.

Volunteer Descriptions

  • Docent
    • Trains with official tour manual
    • Leads guests on guided tour of campus--including all 8 buildings
    • Remains up-to-date on rotating exhibits and video technology
  • Packaged Tour Guide
    • Is aware of various package tours offered by the museum
    • Trains in the stations offered for each tour, eventually leading one’s own station
  • Front Desk Attendant
    • Welcomes and checks in guests
    • Comfortably uses an iPad to tender money
    • Answers phones and signs up those interested in workshops
  • Single Event Volunteer
    • Volunteers for one-time museum events
    • Is punctual and dependable
    • Completes their received task to museum satisfaction
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  • Summer Camp Volunteer
    • Prepares snacks and drinks
    • Acts as group leader or counselor
    • Assists camp teacher at respective stations
  • National History Day Judge
    • Judges student projects at the regional national history day fair
  • Upon Request
    • Fills sugar packets
    • Restocks sugar cart
    • Makes handmade dolls