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The Lee-Fendall House Museum is looking for volunteers to lead guided tours for the public at this historic house museum, located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Manager of Education & Public Programs
Volunteers will be expected to work a minimum of 6 hours a month, which may consist of a combination of half day shifts (3 hours) or full day shifts (4-6 hours). Regular commitment is desired and volunteers are encouraged to provide more than the requested minimum hours.
Three days of training must be completed within the first month of volunteering. Training and guidance will be provided by museum staff. A docent handbook which includes a history of the site and other operational materials is provided on the first day of training.
614 ORONOCO ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314, US
The Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden interprets American history through the experiences of those who lived and worked on the property from 1785 to 1969. As an educational center, the museum preserves its historic resources to promote community engagement about the relevance of the past to our present.
The Lee-Fendall House, located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, is a showcase of American history. Since its construction in 1785, the house has served as home to several generations of the Lee family (1785-1903), hundreds of convalescing Union soldiers during the American Civil War (1863-1865), the locally prominent Downham family (1903-1937), and one of our nation’s most controversial and significant labor leaders, John L. Lewis (1937-1969). Throughout its history, the home was also lived and worked in by generations of enslaved and free African Americans.
We'll work with your schedule.
Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden614 Oronoco St.Alexandria, VA 22314
February 15, 2020