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Timeline for New Volunteers

Event/Concessions Representatives

  1. Now until January 11, 2019: Accepting applications;
  2. December/January: Interviews with prospective volunteers;
  3. January: Smithsonian ID badging appointments for the selected volunteers with the Smithsonian security office;
  4. Saturday, February 2: One-day training at the S. Dillon Ripley Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

Studio Art Representatives

  1. Now until February 9, 2019: Accepting applications;
  2. January/February: Interviews with prospective volunteers;
  3. February: Smithsonian ID badging appointments for the selected volunteers with the Smithsonian security office;
  4. Saturday, March 30 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: One-day training session;

Office Volunteers

Applications received on a rolling basis. Interviews and badging appointments are on an ongoing basis as positions become available.