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Fairfield Museum & History Center

  • 12 people are interested
Leading a tour at Ogden House

Are you a lifelong learner who has a passion for history and education? The Fairfield Museum and History Center welcomes applications from prospective docent volunteers. Discover the fascinating people and events that helped to shape our community and share your part of our national story and identity. Whether you’ve lived here for many years or you’re new to the area, discover the rewards of sharing the rich history of our town and region with students, families and adults.

Docents present a variety of educational programs including walking tours of Fairfield’s Historic Town Green, historic house tours at the 1750 Ogden House and exhibition tours at the Fairfield Museum. Docent training is both intellectually stimulating and socially rewarding and includes readings and discussions on various topics in American history and history education. Docents also volunteer assistance at programs, attend lectures presented by scholars, and participate in teacher workshops. Training opportunities are ongoing.


For an application and more information, please contact Christine Jewell, Director of Education, for more information at 203-259-1598 or education@fairfieldmuseum.org

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About Fairfield Museum & History Center

Location:

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824, US

Mission Statement

The Fairfield Museum and History Center believes in the power of history to inspire the imagination, stimulate thought and transform society. We connect people around the complex history of Fairfield and neighboring communities so that together we may shape a more informed future.

Description

The Fairfield Museum and History Center is a private, not-for-profit organization supported by its members and other donors. It offers engaging exhibitions, diverse public programs, educational opportunities for students and families, a research library and reading room, and space for community events.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

370 Beach RoadFairfield, CT 06824

(41.1413,-73.24875)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Occasional mornings throughout the week

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