OVERVIEW: Education Docents / Tour Guides lead school groups on 90 minute tours of the Gaslamp Quarter and the Davis-Horton House. They provide information and conduct various activities relating to the history and development of the Gaslamp Quarter.
Lead school groups on a local area walking tour and house tour.
Speak about specific points of interest.
Lead activities for children related to the Museum’s education mission and in line with school groups educational goals.
Be part of the GQHF’s ongoing effort to educate children about the importance of the Gaslamp Quarter as well as connect them with the history of New Town.
TRAINING AND SUPPORT:
Orientation on Gaslamp Quarter history, the GQHF’s mission and expectations for Education tour guides.
Attend at least two Walking Tours to observe process and techniques, and shadow at least one educational tour.
Script and/or other written materials will be provided.
Reports to designated GQHF liaison.
Interest in helping children better understand our community.
Interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.
Interest in public speaking, history, and culture.
Loves working with children.
Education tours generally take place Tuesday through Friday in the mornings, but can be scheduled throughout the day during the Museum’s normal operating hours.
A 6-month commitment is required.
Consult with designated GQHF volunteer liaison for scheduling.
- General Education
- Customer Service
- Teaching / Instruction
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Requirements & Commitment