Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CAI and CAHM/Killing Fields Memorial Internship Opportunity

The Cambodian Association of Illinois and the Cambodian American Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial is currently looking for interns/volunteers to start in January.

Volunteers must be able to commit to a 4 week or 8 week term and have the option to renew after each term. Volunteers must also commit to a minimum of 2 hours a week.

CAI/CAHM is looking to fill several positions: museum docents, museum assistants (archival and cataloging), social media assistants or interns, and office receptionist.

  • Museum Docents – Assist in giving tours to scheduled groups during the week and/or weekends. Docents will be trained in how to professionally and ethically converse and interact with museum guests and staff. 
  • Museum Assistants – Assist museum staff with cataloging, preserving, and general day to day housekeeping of museum space and artifacts. This will also include assisting with the museum gift shop. 
  • Social Media Assistant – Assist with updating museum’s social media outlets and promote museum events and programs. 
  • Front Desk Receptionist – This is located at CAI’s front desk. Main job duties will include screening calls and transferring to appropriate staff, data entry, and daily staff support. 

Please contact Tola Ros, CAHM Volunteer Coordinator, at with any questions or to obtain volunteer applications.

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