Volunteers with The McCune have the opportunity to gain firsthand familiarity with the historic books, presses, binding tools and other artifacts in the McCune Collection while providing valuable visitor services and helping to expand our community engagement. Applications are accepted at all times. We keep all applications on our waiting list, and will contact applicants with the required skills, interests, and availability for interviews as volunteer positions become available.
Qualified candidates should possess some of the following: an appreciation for the book arts; a versatile attitude for dealing effectively with the public; a basic proficiency with computers; and a high regard for being responsible and reliable. Orientation and training as needed is provided in many areas including: event coordination; visitor/donor contact administration; facilities management; Collection maintenance; and publicity assistance, among others.