Volunteer

MAAM Volunteers receive free registration to MAAM's 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the MAAM 2020 Virtual Conference and Annual Meeting!

Students, emerging professionals, or professionals who work at small museums, furloughed museum professionals, laid off museum professionals, and those cannot afford to attend the conference because of a limited budget may apply to be volunteers.

Volunteers are selected on a first-come, first-serve basis to fill specific volunteer positions. We try to ensure that as many of the graduate programs in the region as possible are represented among our conference volunteers.

Applicants will be evaluated and selected by the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums. 

Volunteer positions for web-based or online MAAM events include:

  • Session Technology Assistant (Between 10 and 15 slots available)
    • Co-hosting Zoom meetings
    • Approving attendees from Zoom Waiting Rooms
    • Troubleshooting technical issues
  • Professional Affinity Group Technology Assistant (Up to 8 slots available)
    • Co-hosting Zoom meetings
    • Approving attendees from Zoom Waiting Rooms
    • Troubleshooting technical issues
    • Assisting with professional affinity group discussion moderation
  • Social Media Journalists (Up to 5 slots available)
    • Share, tweet, and post about #MAAM2020. Share updates, information, inspiring words, and more!
  • Newsletter Journalist (2 slots available)
    • Write up to 2 articles on MAAM sessions and affinity group meetings

What benefits do I receive as a volunteer?

Volunteers for MAAM’s 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting will receive access to the entire Conference for free in exchange for their time.

How do I apply?

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the MAAM 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting! Please take time to fill out the application linked below so we can place you based on your interest and availability.

When applying, be sure to have your availability ready.

Submit this form no later than August 28, 2020. A MAAM representative will contact you after August 28th about the status of your application – in the meantime, please feel free to contact info@midatlanticmuseums.org with any questions.

Applying for volunteer positions does not guarantee your access to the Annual Meeting.

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326

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