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Travel Town Museum Foundation

Tour Guides (Docents) lead visitors at the Museum on guided tours through passenger cars and around other railroad equipment.

Tours are given on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays each month from 11 until 3. There is setup time before and take-down time after each event.

This is a fun way to interact with kids of all ages and practice your public speaking skills. Training and scripts are provided! Learn about the history of the equipment at Travel Town and about railroad history. Tour guides are also needed during the week for school groups. This is a great way to teach future generations about the history of Los Angeles.

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About Travel Town Museum Foundation

Location:

P.O. Box 39846, LOS ANGELES, CA 90039, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Foundation is to educate the public about railroad history as it pertains to the development of the Southwest Region of the United States, particularly the Los Angeles area. We fulfill this mission by supporting the restoration, operation, and interpretation of the historic railroad equipment at the City-operated Travel Town Museum in Griffith Park.

Description

Educational Tour Guides needed to instruct the general public and school groups. Great way to meet and talk with others in your community and help out the Museum. Volunteer leaders needed to work with local high school students earning their community service hours. Skilled restoration/mechanical volunteers needed to work on restoring Passenger cars and locomotives and other equipment at the Museum.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5200 Zoo Dr.Travel Town MuseumLos Angeles, CA 90027

(34.15584,-118.31055)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Speaking
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Group Facilitation
  • Professional Development
  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check

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