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  1. Jan 2021
    1. ensure the relevance, accuracy and effective communication of its interpretation and education programs (see above for A.O.D.A. requirements) by: establishing clearly defined and measurable learning objectives and outcomes, and undertaking a process of program evaluation using appropriate expertise – including staff, volunteers, community groups, or consultants carrying out research ensure all staff involved in the development and delivery of interpretation and education programs, have the appropriate skills and training

      (2) Volunteer opportunities (programming).

    2. have a volunteer program to encourage community participation in its activities, which should include: identification and development of volunteer opportunities procedures for recruitment of volunteers matching the needs and interests of volunteers to those of the museum provision of appropriate training and supervision for volunteers provision of a safe and secure working environment for volunteers volunteer evaluation public and private recognition of volunteers' contributions

      (3) Volunteer program (adding on to).

    3. ensure the relevance, accuracy and effective communication of each exhibit by: establishing clearly defined objectives and evaluating exhibits against their objectives using appropriate expertise, including staff, volunteers, community groups, or consultants carrying out sufficient research ensure that all staff (including volunteers) involved in the planning, preparation and installation of exhibits have the necessary skills and training

      (1) Volunteer opportunities (programming).

  2. Jul 2020
  3. Apr 2020
    1. If you don't receive a reply, even if you do provide all the information required to show the issue, be aware that the forums are a very busy place. There are more than 40 new threads a day asking for assistance and not every one can be freely answered.
  4. Aug 2015
    1. The real advantages that the VRVO offers to science and to its sponsors are based on the fact that it is not a funded project or center, and that the difference between it and funded centers (or facilities, or projects) is intentional and generative to its ROI.

      The simple point here is that you want to create a volunteer-run organization to do those things that are really easy for this type of organization to do, and really hard to fund directly.

  5. Feb 2015
    1. The presence of volunteers further added to visitors’ experiences as volunteers’ presence encouraged visitors to ask questions, look for hints when appropriate, and learn about the mathematical principles behind the exhibits.

      Value of volunteers / peers as POC's in the space. Works for dedicated galleries/museums, but not so sure for libraries. Spatial differences - people not coming to library as a "destination." Possibly helping text/hands-on technology and automated feedback channels more useful for our case.