Cape May MAC


Volunteering at Cape May MAC allows you to meet new people while making a contribution in helping the Cape May region thrive. Cape May MAC is one of Cape May's leading cultural and heritage organizations. 

Whether giving out information at our festivals, offering professional skills as a volunteer in our offices, or taking tickets at one of our many events, your time and talent have a huge impact in carrying out our preservation, interpretation, and cultural enrichment missions!

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Marketing Ambassador

A Cape May MAC Marketing Ambassador can be stationed at a promotional table at Cape May MAC events as well some partner and community events. A perfect position for people that are outgoing and like meeting new people. You must be able to answer questions about Cape May MAC's mission, tours & events, and membership.

Bartender

Assist us with pouring beer, wine and cocktails at one of our fundraising festivals. Must be 21 or older. 

Office Work

Do you have specific specials skills or qualifications? You might be able to assist Cape May MAC with specific projects or tasks. These could include database management, working with excel, surveying, or assisting with mailings.

House Tours

Volunteer for some of Cape May MAC's many benefit house tours. These include spring Garden Tours, fall Taste of Cape May Kitchen Tour, and winter Holiday Inns, Lamplighter, and Christmas Candlelight House Tours. Various volunteer roles are available for each house tour.

Maintenance

Do you like hands-on tasks? You might be interested in assisting our Maintenance Team. Our weekly grounds crew of volunteers meet every Friday in season to help maintain the Emlen Physick Estate grounds. There may also be project-specific activities based on skills and expertise.

The Cape May Lighthouse

Are you a lighthouse lover? Volunteer to assist with tours or events at the Cape May Lighthouse.

The Emlen Physick Estate

Love history? Volunteer for tours or events at the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate. 

World War II Lookout Tower

Love history? Volunteer for tours or events at the World War II Lookout Tower.

Curatorial

Occasionally there may be opportunities to assist our Museum staff with research or other curatorial projects. 

Special Events

There are various positions available helping out with Cape May MAC's many special events including the Cape May Music Festival, Craft Beer, Music & Crab Festival, Harvest Brew Festival, Halloween events, Holiday events, and much more!

Administrative

If you volunteer for administrative tasks, please use this activity to log your hours.  Thank you!

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Advisory Committee

If you serve on an Advisory Committee, please use this activity to log your hours.

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Brochure Distribution

If you volunteer to distribute brochures, please use this activity.

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Brochure Distribution 1

Cape May Music Festival - Bay Atlantic Symphony

The Bay Atlantic Symphony is sure to pack the house in Cape May's Convention Hall!

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Information Tent Ambassador 0 6/30/2022 6/30/2022
Program Distribution 0 6/30/2022 6/30/2022
Ticket Taker 0 6/30/2022 6/30/2022
VIP Program Distribution 0 6/30/2022 6/30/2022

Cape May Music Festival - Bay Atlantic Symphony

The sweet sounds of the Bay Atlantic Symphony will soothe your soul at the Episcopal Church of the Advent.  

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Program Distribution 0 6/16/2022 6/16/2022
Ticket Taker 1 6/16/2022 6/16/2022

Cape May Music Festival - George Mesterhazy Tribute Concert

Help musical guests honor the memory of the late George Mesterhazy with an evening filled with beautiful music.

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Information Tent Ambassador 0 6/5/2022 6/5/2022
Program Distribution 0 6/5/2022 6/5/2022
Ticket Taker 0 6/5/2022 6/5/2022
VIP Program Distribution 0 6/5/2022 6/5/2022

Cape May Music Festival - New York Chamber Ensemble

Enjoy the exquisite sound of the New York Chamber Ensemble at the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Cape May.

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Program Distribution 0 6/9/2022 6/9/2022
Ticket Taker 0 6/9/2022 6/9/2022

Cape May Music Festival - New York Chamber Ensemble

Chamber music is a Cape May favorite!

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Program Distribution 0 6/23/2022 6/23/2022
Ticket Taker 0 6/23/2022 6/23/2022

Cape May Music Festival - Paula Johns

An accomplished cabaret singer and jazz vocalist, Paula Johns will be lighting up the stage at the Physick Estate!  The rain date is for the following day, Sunday June 26th.  To sign up for this activity, please be available for both dates.

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Information Tent Ambassador 1 6/25/2022 6/25/2022
Program Distribution 0 6/25/2022 6/25/2022
Stage Attendant 0 6/25/2022 6/25/2022
Ticket Taker 1 6/25/2022 6/25/2022

Craft Beer & Crab Festival

Help Cape May MAC produce yet another summer hit with the Craft Beer & Crab Festival!  Named one of the 5 best NJ Summer Festivals by CBS NY, this event features hard-shell crabs, craft beer, food trucks, vendors, crafters, family entertainment and live music on the outdoor stage at the Emlen Physick Estate.

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7 Mile Brewery Bartender 2 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Bucket Brigade Brewery Bartender 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Cape May Brewing Bartender 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Clean-Up Crew 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Coho Brewing Bartender 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Cold Spring Brewery Bartender 2 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Crab Tent Attendant 2 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Dog Tent Attendant 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Festival Set-Up 1 7/22/2022 7/22/2022
Floaters 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Food Shed Attendant 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Food Tent Clean-up Attendant 2 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Greeter 0 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Ice Distribution 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
ID Checker 2 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Information Tent Ambassador 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Ludlam Island Brewery Bartender 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
MudHen Brewing Bartender 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Nauti Spirits Bartender 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Parking Attendant 2 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Tito's Vodka Bartender 2 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Trash Station Attendant 2 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Water Station Attendant 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022
Wine Tent Bartender 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022

Crafts & Collectibles by the Sea

Join us for our Crafts & Collectibles show at Cape May Convention Hall or the Emlen Physick Estate!

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Information Tent Ambassador 4 6/4/2022 10/29/2022
Ticket Taker 3 10/22/2022 11/26/2022

Curatorial

If you volunteer for curatorial tasks, please use this activity to log your hours.  Thank you!

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Family Fun Crafts & Collectibles at the Lighthouse

All summer long, Cape May MAC presents high quality crafts and collectibles shows featuring the wares of vendors and crafters from throughout the Northeast.  Join us at the Cape May Lighthouse for the Family Fun day!  

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Family Fun Craft Distribution/Information Tent Ambassador 9 7/6/2022 8/24/2022
Family Fun Craft Distribution/Information Tent Ambassador 2 8/7/2022 8/7/2022

Grounds Crew

Join the maintenance team and assist in keeping the grounds of the Physick Estate beautiful!

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Grounds Crew 1

Harvest Brew Fest

Enjoy craft beer and celebrate South Jersey during this all-day festival that extols all things local!  With local food vendors, artisans, craft beer and musical talent, it's a fun way to volunteer for Cape May MAC.

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7 Mile Brewery Bartender 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Cape May Brewing Bartender 1 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Clean-Up Crew 1 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Coho Brewing Bartender 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Dog Tent Attendant 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Festival Set-Up 1 9/16/2022 9/16/2022
Floaters 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Food Shed Attendant 1 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Gusto Brewing Bartender 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Ice Distribution 1 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
ID Checker 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Information Tent Ambassador 1 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Ludlam Island Brewery Bartender 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
MudHen Brewing Bartender 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Nauti Spirits Bartender 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Parking Attendant 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Slack Tide Brewery Bartender 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Trash Station Attendant 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Water Station Attendant 2 9/17/2022 9/17/2022
Wine Tent Bartender 1 9/17/2022 9/17/2022

Maintenance

If you volunteer for Maintenance tasks, please use this activity to log your hours.

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Maintenance 1

Marketing

If you already volunteer for marketing assistance, please sign up for this activity to log your hours.

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Marketing 1

The Gardens of Cape May Tour - the Garrett Family Preserve

The Garden Tour is an invitation to step past the frontage and explore the private plants and blooms of some of the Cape May area's natural areas and most dedicated gardeners.  Guests see both public and private gardens and take home ideas for their own gardens.  See and smell what's blooming and flourishing in several different seashore locations dominated by sunlight, ocean breezes, sand and salt, but each uniquely situated.

Volunteers assist guests in their self-guided tour checking tickets and ensuring guest safety.

The rain date for this event is Sunday, June 26th.  To sign up for this activity, please be available for both dates.

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Tent Ambassador/Ticket Checker 1 6/25/2022 6/25/2022

The Gardens of Cape May Tour - The Physick Estate

The Garden Tour is an invitation to step past the frontage and explore the private plants and blooms of some of the Cape May area's natural areas and most dedicated gardeners.  Guests see both public and private gardens and take home ideas for their own gardens.  See and smell what's blooming and flourishing in several different seashore locations dominated by sunlight, ocean breezes, sand and salt, but each uniquely situated.

Volunteers assist guests in their self-guided tour checking tickets and ensuring guest safety.

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Ticket Taker/Wine Tasting 1 6/25/2022 6/25/2022
Tour Assistant 0 6/25/2022 6/25/2022
Welcome Bags/Information Tent Ambassador 1 6/25/2022 6/25/2022

Tour Department

If you volunteer for the Tour Department, please sign up for this activity to log your own hours.

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Tour Department 1

Training

Please sign up for this activity to log your hours for a training session!

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Training 1

Uncategorized

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Greeter 1 7/23/2022 7/23/2022

Cape May MAC Mission Statement

Cape May MAC is a multifaceted not-for-profit organization committed to promoting the preservation, interpretation, and cultural enrichment of the Cape May region for its residents and visitors.