Passionate about history? Become a Piedmont Park History Docent


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When

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

Where

400 Park Drive1071 Piedmont AvenueAtlanta, GA 30306

About

Join our dynamic corps of Tour Docents in bringing Piedmont Park’s incredibly rich history to life! Our History Tours provide both a comprehensive and vivid retelling of the Park’s narrative as well as a new lens from which to examine Atlanta’s history and the Conservancy’s central role in transforming the Park. Tour Docents lead public and/or custom walking tours throughout the park; enhancing the overall visitor experience by helping visitors learn about Piedmont Park’s history, ecology and design.

  • Volunteers must be friendly, outgoing and enjoy interacting with the public
  • Physically able to walk in various types of terrain for 60-90 minutes
  • Be able to work outdoors during all seasons
  • Complete the required training process
  • Be willing to commit to at least one year commitment and to lead1-2 tours per month
  • Be able to communicate through email
  • Age requirement 18 and up
  • Required to pass a background check

For more information, please visit our website at www.piedmontpark.org or email us at volunteer@piedmontpark.org.

Skills

  • Environmental Education
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Lead one tour per month
  • Excellent public speaking and customer service skills. Passionate about history and Atlanta.

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