Docent at the Heritage Farm Museum


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When

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

Where

4613 Laurel RoadBrunswick, OH 44212


About

Docents guide tour visitors of all ages through the Brunswick Area Historical Society’s Heritage Farm Museum and bring the area’s local history to life. Recently renovated and re-opened to the public, the Heritage Farm Museum presents stories from Brunswick’s past, from its earliest settlers to the present time. Docents help visitors learn about day-to-day life on a farm by interpreting the wide array of artifacts preserved in the Brunswick Area Historical Society’s collections. By enthusiastically engaging visitors, docents encourage curiosity in the community’s continuing history.

Qualifications

Docents must:

  • Have an interest in history and a desire to welcome visitors to the community.
  • Speak courteously and patiently to visitors of all ages in a loud and clear voice.
  • Be dependable and punctual.
  • Be physically able to stand and walk throughout the museum for the duration of each tour.
  • Maintain a neat appearance.

Commitment

Docents must:

  • Attend a training session with an experienced tour guide that will cover the historical content presented in the tours and tips for successfully engaging visitors.
  • Commit to a regular tour schedule during the duration of the Heritage Farm Museum’s busy summer season.
  • Communicate with the tour coordinator in a timely and attentive manner about availability for specially scheduled group tours.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Customer Service
  • History
  • People Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
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