Docent of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2943 SMU BoulevardDallas, TX 75205
Presidential Library Logo

About

Location: George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Visitor Services Duties: Visitor Services docents work on the museum floor to help orient visitors, answer questions about the museum, and as an ambassador to the museum, ensure that each visitor’s experience is enjoyable. Docents assist the museum education experience through group learning activities, demonstrations, and community outreach programs. Docents in training will serve as visitor services volunteers (greeters and ambassadors) until they have completed the docent training program.

Visitor Services docents may have the opportunity to assist in our specialized Education Docent Program. The Education docent will assist the Education Specialist in: presenting curriculum and activities for museum programs, performing scripts for character actors and museum puppet shows; preparing for and presenting programs for students, educators, and community members. Education docents will serve primarily as visitor services docents. Qualifications: Due to the sensitive nature of Presidential materials, all volunteers must successfully pass a background check and sign a confidentiality agreement.

Must be able to make a one-year commitment; able to work up to 4 hours per week on a non-paid basis and one weekend shift per month; for some duties, must be able to lift up to 50 pounds; for some duties, must be able to stand for long periods of time and able to climb ladders; proficient in Microsoft Suite programs a plus; ability to learn new skills.

Opportunities are also available to work as a docent substitute on an ad hoc schedule. Directions: If you are interested in joining our volunteer program, please complete: the Volunteer Service Application and the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF 306). Please do not e-mail or fax the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF 306). Please send your completed application packet to the address below.

Volunteer Program Coordinator
George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
2943 SMU Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75205
General Inquiries: bush43volunteer@nara.gov Availability needed: Ongoing Volunteers serve up to: 4 hours Weekly Times needed: Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Morning (8:30a-1p): Afternoon (1-5:30p): Evening (5:30p-Late): Skills: Customer Service
Teaching

Skills

  • History
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4.5 hours a week
  • <p>Due to the sensitive nature of Presidential materials, all volunteers must be at least 16 years o

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