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Volunteer Opportunities at Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site

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ORGANIZATION: Rancho Los Cerritos

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Rancho Los Cerritos
Inner Courtyard of the adobe house

Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is a beautiful property in Long Beach that includes enchanting garden areas, an authentic adobe house that is 179 years old, and offers free tours to visitors led by volunteer docents. The Rancho relies on an enthusiastic team of volunteers to communicate the history, culture, and activities of the Rancho's rich history.

We are hosting a New Volunteer Open House so that interested people can learn about the various volunteer opportunities we have available. We need house docents, garden docents, gardeners, greeters, crafters, storytellers and more!

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About Rancho Los Cerritos

Location:

4600 Virginia Road, Long Beach, CA 90807, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is to restore and preserve the structure and grounds; collect appropriate resources; and interpret the relationship of the Rancho's diverse peoples to the development of the Long Beach area. This will be accomplished through a broad spectrum of educational programs, exhibits and publications designed to provide local residents, students, and other visitors with an understanding of the forces that shaped this region.

Description

Once part of an early Spanish land grant, the 27,000 acre Rancho Los Cerritos evolved from cattle ranch to sheep ranch to private home before becoming a City Museum in 1955. The current 4.7 acre site, a National, State and local Historic Landmark, includes an 1844 two story Monterey-Colonial adobe and historic gardens, houses a California History Research Library and hosts many educational programs fro families and youth. The Rancho is open Wednesday through Sunday 1 -5 pm.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

Sat Sep 09, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

WHERE

4600 Virginia RoadLong Beach, CA 90807

(33.83957,-118.19582)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • Acting
  • Public Speaking
  • General Education
  • Child Welfare
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • We request a minimum of 5 hours per month.

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