Lighthouse Volunteers and Docents


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1200 Crandon BlvdKey Biscayne, FL 33149

About

The Cape Florida Lighthouse is the first Ocean facing LH Built in Florida and the oldest structure in Miami Dade County, built in 1825. Located on the southern tip of Key Biscayne, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is visited by hundreds of thousands of people every year. One of the main attractions at the Park is the Light house and Keeper's Cottage Museum.

The Lighthouse Docent is responsible for greeting visitors and interpreting the historic, cultural, and natural points of interest in the park and lighthouse compound.

Volunteer Benefits:

  • To enjoy the most unobstructed view of Miami and beautiful Biscayne Bay.

  • To gain experience in public speaking as an interpretive tour guide.

  • To meet, greet, and work with hundreds of people from the United States and around the world.

  • To learn about cultural and natural history through research and contacts with historians, and lighthouse enthusiasts who will be on your tours.

Climbing the stairs is a great form of cardio-vascular exercise for a healthy heart.

Skills

  • History
  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Civil Engineering

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours or more per week
  • Public speaking interest, good working with large groups of individuals, safety oriented.

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