Volunteers

Volunteers are the backbone of AITC. Whether you have one hour a week, an afternoon a month or one day a year, join us. We have a volunteer opportunity for you.

We need all sorts of help during the year. For instance:

  • Help teach a class in a K-12 classroom
  • Lead archaeology clubs afterschool
  • Create episodes of The Dig
  • Set up for big events
  • Write for our blog
  • Develop our fundraising cycles
  • Research and design public archaeology strategies
  • Many more opportunities throughout the year!

People with all sorts of backgrounds are appreciated and useful, especially those with experience in education, archaeology, operations and social media. Everyone is welcome!!

If you’re interested in a specific thing (ex. nonprofit management, finance etc.) get in touch with us and we’ll work together to create a project for you.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume and availability to info@archaeologyincommunity.com.

 

Internships

Internships are a great option for students looking to gain experience in public archaeology. Students wishing to gain skills in archaeological programming, education, fundraising, evaluation, and outreach would benefit from interning with AITC. AITC is happy to accommodate individual interests and schedules, and specific time frames, tasks and goals are collaboratively created for mutual benefit. Internships are unpaid, but can be used to fulfill university requirements for credit.

We are currently looking for the right people to fill the following roles:

  • Donor Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator

Please review the internship descriptions below and send your resume to info@archaeologyincommunity.com.

Donor Coordinator

Overview
The Donor Coordinator will secure funding for the organization and maintain relationships with donors. The Donor Coordinator plays an integral role to the progression and development of Archaeology in the Community. Fundraising is a vital part of the organization and this coordinator will facilitate and spearhead the efforts. The Donor Coordinator will assure there is adequate funding for the programming, staffing, and growth of Archaeology in the Community. This position will serve as a portfolio builder and opportunity to demonstrate individual ownership.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Donor Coordinator seeks potential donor opportunities, corresponds with current and prospective donors, sends thank you notes to current donors and manages donor records.  The Donor Coordinator will also create a  donation tracking system, updates donors and all staff on donation milestones and create ideas to engage more donor Education,

Education, Training and Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree. The role requires extreme attention to detail, efficient time management capabilities, and the ability to multi-task. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other database applications are a must. The coordinator must be great with numbers and keep accurate records of the organization’s funding. This position has a high level of interaction with the Executive Director, Board Members and constituents. The selected candidate must be available to work an average of 20 hours a week. This is an unpaid internship with opportunity for advancement.

 

Volunteer Coordinator

Overview
The Volunteer Coordinator plays an integral role to expanding programming for Archaeology in the Community. Expanding a local volunteer base is important to bring awareness to the organization and engage social science students in the field of archaeology. The Volunteer Coordinator will assure there is an adequate staffing for the programs and students are getting hands-on experience in the field of archaeology and community outreach. Managing the volunteer program is a portfolio builder and opportunity to demonstrate individual ownership.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Volunteer Coordinator must solicit to local colleges and university for social science students to volunteer. The Volunteer Coordinator must also manage all volunteers’ schedules, serve as liaison of Archaeology in the Community and the students’ universities and facilitate the hiring of volunteers.  Additionally, the Volunteer Coordinator must assess volunteers’ performance at various events, oversea the entire volunteer program and create ways to expand volunteer program.

Education, Training and Qualifications
The ideal candidate will currently have or pursing a Bachelor’s Degree. The coordinator will be very professional, organized, and possess management skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet databases is a must. The Volunteer Coordinator must be available to work an average of 10 hours a week. This is an unpaid position.

 

Program Coordinator

Overview
The Program Coordinator plays an integral role to planning the “Archaeology in the Classroom” series. The Program Coordinator will assist the Founder with the planning of the programs in the schools, currently only in DC. The coordinator will play a large role in the data analysis and storytelling. This position is not only valuable to the growth of the organization; it is a portfolio builder and opportunity to demonstrate individual ownership.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Program Coordinator coordinate schools for “Archaeology in the Classroom,’ assists with creating programming materials and administers benchmark surveys to students and faculty. The Program Coordinator also administers post-surveys to students and faculty, collects and analyzes data, and uses the data for organization story telling. Additionally, the Program Coordinator analyzes the data capturing process and makes recommendations for improvements.

Education, Training and Qualifications
The ideal candidate will currently have or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in social science or related subjects. The candidate must be very organized and detailed oriented. The ideal candidate will have experience with collecting data and capturing testimonies. The candidate needs to be analytical and process-focused. The candidate must also be available to work an average of 10 hours a week. This is an unpaid position.

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