Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeological Laboratory University of West Georgia

Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeological Laboratory

 

Lewis H. Larson, Jr. Volunteer Program -
Available Volunteer Opportunities

Curation and Collection Management

  • Assisting with collection care though cataloging, inventorying, assessing, revitalizing, and stabilizing artifacts. Assisting the Curator of Collections in processing older collections.
Minimum requirements: Must have good attention to detail and able to work well alone with repetitive tasks. Must be able to work a minimum of a 2-hour block either on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursdays. Schedules and total time worked per month are flexible. E-mail Susie Fishman-Armstrong if interested.

Public Outreach

  • Working with the Curator of Collections and the Education Assistant to catalog and process Education Collections to be used in classes at UWG. (Positions needed - 1)
    Minimum requirements: Must have experience with Microsoft Excel, good attention to detail,l and work well with a team project. E-mail Susie Fishman-Armstrong if interested.

BAFAL Laboratory

  • Collection Processing
    In search of one person to detail the existing collections in the BAFAL; clean, process and detail incoming specimens added to collection.

    Desired skills: knowledge of human osteology and osteometric methods; detail-oriented and basic computer skills

    Positions Available - 1

  • Education Outreach
    Seeking two energetic individuals interesting in creating education outreach modules in physical anthropology that meet Common Core guidelines and follow STEM initiative formulae.; topics include: Human Evolution, The Concept of Race, and Forensic Anthropology

    Desired skills: have taken Introduction to Anthropology and Introduction to Physical Anthropology; creative minded and ability to use basic MS software and have an interest in teaching.

    Positions Available - 2

E-mail Dr. Lara McCormick if you are interested. lmccormi@westga.edu

Research Opportunities

Take the opportunitity to work one-on-one with a Faculty member on his/her research. Many of these projects could lead to a publication! All of the following faculty currently have research projects needing volunteers:

Volunteers needed to help wash, sort, classify, and photograph prehistoric artifacts from western North Carolina. Familiarity with prehistoric artifacts of the Southeastern U.S. is preferred, but not required. If you are interested, contact Dr. Ben Steere (bsteere@westga.edu).

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New to our Program? Send Completed Application to:

Volunteer Program
Waring Laboratory
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, Georgia 30118
Telephone 678.839.6303
Fax 678.839.6306

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