Herricks Community Center; 999 Herricks Road, Room 202, New Hyde Park, NY 11040-1353
Tel. (516) 747-0777 / E-Mail: info@mathmuseum.org

Volunteer Opportunities

Here at the Goudreau Museum of Mathematics, we like to give our volunteers more opportunities than just "licking envelopes". Listed below is an outline of possible activities that you might be interested in. However, if you have an interest that does not fall into any one of these categories, do not hesitate to call us at 516-747-0777. Whether you are interested in helping out one afternoon a week, once a month, or once a year, we always welcome new people and new ideas!

Retail/Museum Store
-assist customers
-set up and maintain inventory of merchandise
-research new products

-write/edit articles for quarterly newsletter
-design artwork for newsletter
-assist with layout
-write descriptions of displays for record-keeping purposes

-create signs labeling displays
-design and create artwork for flyers
-photograph all displays (some are being repaired)

-coordinate mailings of special events programming information
-perform light data entry
-organize library collection

Are you handy?
-repair polyhedra models using special procedures (training provided)
-build new exhibits out of wood (off-site)

Are you a people person?
-assist with Saturday museum openings (noon-3 pm):
greet people, collect admission fees, give helpful hints
-help with special events programs
-assist with workshops

Rachel and Ray are helping a young visitor during a Family Fun Games event. 


-evaluate our computers and assist in networking, installing software
-design and update our website

If you're interested please call us [516-747-0777] or e-mail info@mathmuseum.org


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Eleanor Lem, Stephanie Killian, Matt Russo, John Schneider This site has been maintained by Museum Staff and Volunteers.  If you are interested in getting involved, contact info@mathmuseum.org or call the Museum:  516-747-0777

This page last updated 11/30/04