The Board of Directors of the Historic Mobile Preservation Society and the Coordinating Committee of the Historic Mobile Homes tour are looking for volunteers to support the Historic Mobile Homes Tour, their largest fundraising effort each year.

The 2015 Homes Tour will take place from March 13 and 14, 2015. This event provides both visitors and volunteers with the rare opportunity to explore the private interiors of some of the finest residences in in our 300-year-old city and proceeds support the society’s preservation programs.

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Volunteer Roles:

Docent: Briefly tell visitors about the history and decorative arts in the room to which you are assigned using materials provided by the committee and the homeowner.

Ticket Seller: Greet and sell tickets to visitors at tour house. Ticket sellers will handle money and keep accurate records of ticket sales.

Will Call: Greet visitors, provide pre-paid tickets, sell tickets and provide information to visitors at tour house. Ticket will-call volunteers will handle money, process credit card payments and keep accurate records of ticket sales.

Greeter: Duties: Greet visitors at front door of tour house and punch tickets.

Floater: Provide on-site assistance as needed during volunteer shift.

Volunteer Benefits:

Complimentary homes tour ticket and designated parking space

Volunteer Requirements:

Attend training and assignment distribution: All volunteers should plan to attend a one-hour training session which will be held the week prior to the tour. Notifications will be mailed to all registered volunteers by February 20.

Volunteer Registration:

Volunteer applications are being accepted now. Volunteers provide preferences for day and shift time as well as job and location. Volunteers are assigned on a first-come-first-served basis and every effort is made to assign them to their first preference.

For more information contact Brigitte at [email protected] or 251-432-1281.