William

About William Hazel

William Hazel is the Executive Director of the Virginia Beach Surf and Rescue Museum

Photography Intern

Internship  |  Summer 2019  |  Unpaid  |  Posted: April 1, 2019  |  Closes: June 10, 2019 Summary: The intern will be responsible for documenting the day-today operations of the museum, as well as special events and group tours. The internship will also include opportunities to assist with the production of digital marketing materials and [...]

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Social Media Marketing Intern

Internship  |  Summer 2019  |  Unpaid  |  Posted: April 1, 2019  |  Closes: June 10, 2019 Summary: This internship is an opportunity to gain experience in social media and brand management at a small nonprofit. The intern will work directly with full time staff to manage and grow the museum’s social media accounts, including [...]

By |2019-04-04T10:13:40-04:00April 4th, 2019|Internships|0 Comments

Creative Writing & Content Creation Intern

Internship  |  Summer 2019  |  Unpaid  |  Posted: April 1, 2019  |  Closes: June 10, 2019 Summary: This internship is an opportunity to gain experience generating written content for a small nonprofit. The intern will work directly with full time staff, but will have the opportunity to work independently and manage projects. The intern’s [...]

By |2019-04-04T10:12:00-04:00April 4th, 2019|Internships|0 Comments

Business Management Intern

Internship  |  Summer 2019  |  Unpaid  |  Posted: April 1, 2019  |  Closes: June 10, 2019 Summary: This internship is an opportunity to gain experience improving sales conversions and visitor experience at a small attraction on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The intern will work directly with full time staff, but will have the opportunity [...]

By |2019-04-04T10:07:34-04:00April 4th, 2019|Internships|0 Comments

Visitor Services Intern

Internship  |  Summer 2019  |  Unpaid  |  Posted: April 1, 2019  |  Closes: June 10, 2019 Summary: This internship is an opportunity to gain visitor service experience at a small attraction on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The intern will work directly with full time staff, but will have the opportunity to work independently and [...]

By |2019-04-04T10:05:31-04:00April 4th, 2019|Internships|0 Comments

Save Our Stories

This month, the museum launches our Save Our Stories campaign. It’s a wonderful feeling, after all that hard work renovating the building last year, to begin working on expanding our exhibits and outreach. Our first step, is asking you for help. Along with raising funds, the Save Our Stories campaign offers three main elements [...]

By |2019-03-18T10:35:56-04:00March 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Norwegian Lady Ceremony

We invite and encourage everyone to attend the upcoming Norwegian Lady Ceremony, to be held on Saturday, March 23, at 1pm. The ceremony takes place at the Norwegian Lady statue, at 25th Street on the Virginia Beach boardwalk and is free to attend. Supported by the Norwegian Lady Plaza Foundation, the Ladies Auxiliary of [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:16:13-04:00March 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How To Hunt for a Quality Internship

Here at the museum, interns are an integral part of keeping our operation running smoothly.  They do not job shadow; rather, they are given responsibility and encouraged to complete their own projects.  There is always someone around to help out and mentor, but interns are doing real work.  Coffee making is left to those [...]

By |2019-02-22T15:56:24-04:00February 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Hello Again, I’m Abby!

Hello! I am writing today to introduce myself as the new Development Coordinator at the Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum.  My name is Abby Lockler and I was previously the Nonprofit Management and Fundraising Intern for the museum.  I am excited to be in this new position, helping to grow our historic building [...]

By |2019-02-01T11:56:41-04:00February 1st, 2019|Blog|1 Comment

Keeping Company With John

We talk to him by name. Bid him good morning, good night, and refer to John in everyday, normal conversation. Some days it's kind of like he's right here with us. Still working at the Station he reported for duty at for 34 years. John Woodhouse Sparrow was a local boy from Princess Anne [...]

By |2019-01-25T17:55:34-04:00January 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Jennie Hall Rescue

December 21, 1900 The night is cold and dark, and Captain Lawson of the Jennie Hall was tired of his continuing bad luck.. Throughout the trek from Trinidad,  his ship had hit storm after storm.  His crew of seven men, plus one stowaway discovered shortly after leaving port, had battled rough seas to get [...]

By |2019-01-24T13:08:51-04:00January 24th, 2019|Blog|1 Comment

Dresen, Like the Salad

"It's pronounced dress-en, like the salad." Jessica casually puts me at ease during her interview with her simple explanation of how to say her name right. She doesn't know that I've spent the last two weeks interviewing over a dozen candidates for the Assistant Store Manager position. Jessica Dresen established herself as the right [...]

By |2019-01-18T16:27:44-04:00January 18th, 2019|Blog|1 Comment