The Museum Store Volunteer works in concert with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to promote and develop the Ephrata Cloister historic site. Museum Store staff work under the supervision of the Museum Store Manager. Work schedules show volunteer workdays and hours, and are posted in the staff drawer behind sales counter. Except for emergencies, changes in the museum store sales staff schedule should be posted two weeks in advance.
All volunteers shall:
1 - Complete site orientation course with a manual of interpretation
(this is important because many visitor questions end up with store staff)
2 - Under the manager’s direction - keep store filled with stock, have a
thorough knowledge of stock warehousing, learn pertinent information
concerning various craftsmen whose items are represented in the store
3 - use proper sales procedures through the Point of Sale System
4 - clean and tidy the store as needed
5 - take inventory if requested
6 - perform related duties as requested
7 - is punctual in arriving at the workplace and courteous to all visitors
8 - After a time of training be willing to work in the store alone.
9 - must have the physical ability to lift 30 pounds