Service: Collection and Archives Assistant

Business Partner: St. Joseph Museums

Date(s)/Time(s): Museum is open Sunday – Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Description: Learn about the St. Joseph Museums collections as you help catalogue, research and preserve over 200,000 artifacts. Museums all over the country are working to digitize paper records to digital systems and we are no exception. Opportunities include:

  • Working to digitize paper records
  • Transcribe audio files
  • Scan documents
  • Inventory objects
  • Photograph objects

Some inventories we are currently working on are archaeological dig site artifacts, taxidermy mounts, and seal shell collections.

Location: St. Joseph Museums 3406 Frederick Avenue St. Joseph, MO 64506

Requirements Prior to Service: Approval needed by the museum coordinator and complete a background check.