Become a volunteer docent at the Carnegie Art Museum. Much of the Museum's success of the Carnegie Art Museum is due to the generous support of volunteers. We encourage you to share your valuable time and skills with us and make a difference in a child life by inspiring and encouraging their creativity through the school tour workshops and bringing life to the exhibits for the adults.
Making each visit a motivating, fun and happy experience for childre of all ages and the general public is an important part of the Carnegie's tour and education program
Responsible and dedicated adult volunteers (ages 21 and up) are needed to lead Museum’s guided tours. Docents interpret and facilitate learning by helping audiences of all ages understand and enjoy our changing quarterly exhibitions as well as the permanent collection.
Experience is not necessary only a passion and willingness to learn. A time commitment of 2-4 hours a week and 1.5 - 2 hours quarterly through out the year for docent training session are required.
- Commitment of Time
A minimum of 2-4 hours a week is appreciated.
Must be available for and successfully complete a training program.
- Special Skills
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a love for Art and Art History, experience is not necessary.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 20
- Orientation or Training
- 2-4 hours wkly plus 1.5-2 hrs quarterly training