Minnehaha Depot Volunteer Interpreter

The Minnesota Transportation Museum is looking for volunteers to help create a welcoming environment and provide friendly, warm, outgoing visitor services at the Minnehaha Depot, located in Minnehaha Park. Volunteers will interpret the history of the Depot, and other sites (Steven’s and Longfellow Houses, Wedding Pergola, Park Pavilion, various statues, the Minnehaha Falls, and other elements) within Minnehaha Park. The Minnehaha Depot, owned by the Minnesota Historical Society and operated by the Minnesota Transportation Museum, is open on Sundays and Holidays, 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Volunteers should:
-Be interested in local history;
-Be friendly, outgoing, service orientated;
-Have the ability to make visitors feel welcome and answers their questions in a pleasant manner;
-Be comfortable dealing with large groups of visitors;
-Strong verbal communication skills;
-Be comfortable in an environment that might require flexibility and adaptability;
-Have the ability to handle multiple tasks, if needed;
-Require a minimum of direct supervision, and;
-Be able to stand and walk for extended periods.

For more information, please contact:
Aaron Novodvorsky
Site Manager, Minnehaha “Princess” Depot
Minnesota Transportation Museum
612-759-6943 (cell)