For Volunteers

Volunteer at the Read Me a Story Exhibition at the Roundhouse!

Volunteers are needed throughout the Exhibition, working behind-the-scenes as well as directly with visitors.

For volunteers, there are four-hour time slots available during days and evenings, weekdays and weekends.

Volunteers for Exhibition Set-up and Take-Down

On Monday, December 7, 2015 and Thursday December 17, 2015, Drivers are required to transport the exhibit materials to and from the exhibit hall.

For Setup, volunteers will work together with Roundhouse technical staff to precisely mount approximately 40 story and title banners on walls arranged in the exhibit hall.  Volunteers may be required to use small hand tools to prepare the walls for mounting.  Volunteers will be working together to lift,  manipulate and mount large vinyl banners.  While the banners are not heavy to lift, the size of the banners can make the work awkward, requiring patience and cooperation.

For take-down on December 17, 2015, volunteers will remove banners, and prepare them for storage.  Volunteers may be required to use small hand tools to remove  mounting materials from walls.

Reception and Exhibit Guide Volunteers

Tuesday, December 8, 2015  to Wednesday December 16, 2015

There are a minimum of three volunteers working together while the exhibit hall is open to the public.

The Reception position will welcome guests, track attendance, and sign-in groups.

Exhibit Guides will work with guests, teachers and students, and other groups.  Guides will help facilitate participation and interaction from a series of prepared activities.

Because these positions are working directly with visitors attending the exhibit, we ask volunteers to attend at ONE orientation session on Thursday, October 15, 6:30-8:30 pm OR Saturday, October 17, 1:00-3:00 pm, and ONE dry-run session on Thursday November 26, 7:00-8:30 pm OR Saturday November 28, 1:00-3:30 pm.

Please go to our sign up page at:

If you have questions about volunteering, please contact the volunteer
coordinator at:

Thank you!