Junior History Tour Guides are between the ages of 12 and 17, and possess a passion and intense interest of history! Like our older guides, Junior History Tour Guides dress in 1860 period fashions provided by LancasterHistory.org. Following a period of training, Junior guides will be scheduled to partner with other tour guides and assist with an interpretation on personalized guided tours. In addition to history tours, Wheatland offers opportunities to participate in living history programs when they are presented during the main season.
We are seeking volunteers who are enthusiastic about history; dependable & motivated; possess good verbal communication skills; possess the ability to be on your feet for an hour and ability to climb stairs. Must be between the ages of 12 and 17. Available to work a 3 hour shift.
Staff will provide historical content training as well as guidance on best practices with guiding groups through and around antiques within a 19th century environment. Volunteers will also receive articles and books to read to increase their knowledge on various subjects. New volunteers will be scheduled to shadow other Wheatland guides as part of their training.
Shifts are available Monday - Saturday from 10am to 1pm AND 1pm to 3pm
- Public Speaking
- Problem Solving
- People Skills
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 12
- Orientation or Training
- Available shifts Mon-Sat from 10-1pm & 1-3pm
- Great opportunity for teens age 12-17!