Job Opening at the Anthony Museum

Volunteer Coordinator

National Susan B Anthony Museum & House

Position Description


Position Profile:

The National Susan B Anthony Museum & House preserves the National Historic Landmark where the great reformer lived for forty of her most politically active years, collects and exhibits artifacts related to her life and work, and offers programs through its Learning Center that challenge individuals to make a positive difference in their lives and communities.

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for an effective museum volunteer program designed to support a high quality visitor experience.


Principal Responsibilities:

1. Recruits, interviews, trains, and certifies museum volunteers

2. Develops training materials and other volunteer resources (in collaboration with Educator)

3. Fills, maintains, posts, and distributes the volunteer schedule

4. Produces a volunteer newsletter monthly (in collaboration with Communications staff)

5. Acts as liaison between volunteers and staff to facilitate good relations and communications

6. Develops and facilitates educational programs in collaboration with the Program Director or CEO

7. Assists in planning and securing volunteer staffing for educational and group programs

8. Facilitates volunteer enrichment programs and volunteer meetings

9. Plans the volunteer recognition program

10. Corresponds with volunteers as part of institutional outreach and goodwill toward volunteers

11. Attends weekly staff meetings to provide input on volunteer program and maintain communication with colleagues

12. Serves as “Visitor Center Manager” at the Visitor Center for designated shifts


Reports to: President and CEO

Employment Status: Part-time, Hourly

This position is budgeted for 19 hours per week, including 5-8 hours of “Visitor Center Manager” time.


To apply, send cover letter and resume with references to:

President & CEO

National Susan B Anthony Museum & House

17 Madison Street

Rochester, NY 14608

Anthony Museum Welcomes New Board Members

Rochester, NY – The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House announced today that five new board members have been elected to serve on the Museum’s Board of Trustees. The new board members were installed as of June 1, 2015 to serve a three-year term. These board members are:

Juilee Decker – Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Kimberly Harding – Associate, Nixon Peabody LLP
Mary Moglia-Cannon – Investment Analyst and Relationship Manager
Cheryl Nelan – President and Owner, CMIT Solutions of Monroe
Catherine “Kit” Pollicove – Fundraising consultant

Four board members were elected for their second consecutive term of three years:

Lisa Clark – Senior Researcher, Rochester Institute of Technology
Sharon Salluzzo – Children’s Literature Consultant; Professional Storyteller
Bernie Todd Smith – Educational Ethics consultant
Kate Welc – Assurance Senior Manager, Mengel Metzger Barr and Co LLP

The following slate of officers was elected for 2015 – 2016:

Sharon Salluzzo – Chair
Lisa Clark – Vice Chair
Julie Ferreira – Secretary
Kate Welc – Treasurer

For more information on our Board of Trustees, including photos and biographies, please visit our website.

New Volunteer Open House on March 3

Volunteers cheer on runners during the 2014 Flower City Half Marathon.

The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House will host an open house event for new volunteers on

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, from noon to 4 p.m.

Interested individuals are invited to tour the historic home of Susan B. Anthony, meet key staff members, and learn what exciting volunteer opportunities are available at the Museum.

In 2014, the Museum’s volunteer corps of over 120 contributed almost 9,000 hours of their time, providing docent-led tours, programs, retail operations, reception duties, and completing special projects.

For more information, visit our Facebook event or contact Volunteer Coordinator, Deb Coffey, at 585/235-6124 x 16.