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The Rockwell Museum maintains a unique work environment in the beautifully restored Old City Hall Building in downtown Corning in New York’s Finger Lakes Region.

Nestled in scenic upstate New York, Corning is a vibrant community with an attractive, historical downtown and home to Corning Incorporated—one of the world’s leading innovators in glass and materials science and world-renowned Corning Museum of Glass.

Our small staff is a committed, creative, energetic team that continually embraces diversity of thought and backgrounds. We are passionate about advancing our work and our commitment to the community. We offer full- and part-time positions with excellent benefits. The Rockwell Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Guest Services Associate & Program Assistant

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Interested in volunteering?

Our volunteers are more than just appreciated members of the Rockwell community — they are the very foundation of our success. 

Benefits to volunteers are numerous, including endless opportunities to engage in The Rockwell’s many educational programs and lectures, annual field trips and recognition events, as well a generous discount in the Museum Store. In return, volunteers work as ambassadors for the museum, helping the community fall in love with The Rockwell and the art in its galleries. 

Rockwell volunteers receive an initial orientation, as well as topic-specific trainings throughout the year. All volunteers are required to pass a background check and be at least 18 years of age. 


If you are passionate about fostering meaningful, interactive arts experiences with children and adults, consider becoming a docent! Our docents are trained to lead Museum tours for youth and adults and can even go on the road for outreach programs at local schools. Minimum 30 hours commitment annually (including training). 

Program Assistant

If you enjoy facilitating creative learning experiences, consider becoming a program assistant! Assistants help to manage and facilitate the many family art programs and student exhibitions held at the Museum and Art Lab throughout the year. Minimum 20 hours commitment annually (including training). 

Contact Us

Interested in volunteering? Please fill out a volunteer registration form so we can learn more about your interests. 

For more information on volunteering at The Rockwell, please contact Ann Recotta at 607.974.5505 or 

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