Museum Shop Volunteers

The museum shop volunteer's primary responsibility is to assist in the day-to-day operation of the museum shop. Duties include cash register operations, customer service, merchandising, security, inventory control, and database management.

Volunteers also:

  • Assist the shop manager with research and special projects as needed
  • Help with a variety of events, such as exhibition openings, author book signings, vendor craft fairs, and off-site marketing opportunities
  • Interact with the public on a daily basis and provide visitors with information about shop merchandise, as well as the museum’s facilities, collections, exhibitions, and educational programs

To inquire about opportunities in the Museum Shop please contact Shop Manager Elizabeth Bechand by email museumshop@albanyinstitute.org.