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The Office of Cultural and Heritage volunteers are neighbors, college students, retired persons, business people, artists, and individuals just like you. Your skills and interests will be matched with the needs of the Office. Organized groups can also volunteer. All individuals are encouraged to apply as all our sites and programs are completely accessible.
 
WHAT WILL YOU DO   
You will assist with educational programs conducted by historians, artists, educators and staff. Some volunteers conduct tours, others assist with public programs, workshops and events. You may volunteer behind the scenes; with mailings, telephone queries, or setting up displays.  Volunteer opportunities are available at the Cornelius Low House Museum, East Jersey Olde Towne Village, Very Special Arts, or general community projects.
 
SCHEDULES   
We need people who are outgoing and cheerful, who are interested in art, history and cultural traditions, enjoy interacting with the public, from young people to senior citizens. Schedules are flexible, with days, evenings and weekends available.
 
STEPS TO BECOMING A VOLUNTEER   
You can request an application by e-mail, telephone or dropping by the Commission site. Return the completed application. You will be contacted to arrange a time for you to come in to discuss your areas of interest. 
All volunteers will be given the necessary training and orientation prior to beginning their duties. 
 
RECOGNITION PROGRAM   
Volunteers are very important to our programs and services, and play a critical role at the Middlesex County Office of Cultural and Heritage. As a volunteer you will receive many benefits, such as meeting new people, using your skills and talents to improve your community, develop new skills and be recognized by your peers. Based on time logged, volunteers are acknowledged for their service to the County through a recognition program and gifts such as: a certificate, volunteer pin, plaque or volunteer sweater.

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​Office of Cultural and Heritage
75 Bayard Street, 4th Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 
Phone Number: (732) 745-4489
Fax: (732) 745-4524
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