Train Docents needed-Come ride along beautiful Casco Bay on the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad!


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Maine Narrow Gauge RR Museum58 Fore St, #6Portland, ME 04101


About

Do you get a kick out of trains, history and like chatting with people? Then come enjoy the view of Casco Bay and join the volunteer team at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad.

We are looking for outgoing people to become Docents for our museum. Docents ride aboard the train, while sharing the history of Maine's unique narrow gauge railways with the public. Whether you have a love of history, or just love trains, the MNGRR is the place for you. 2017 is our 25 th year running the train along the beautiful Portland waterfront. Open daily from May through October, and seasonally for special events, the museum draws over 41,000 visitors a year, with volunteers donating over 10,000 hours annually. Come put your people skills to good use and celebrate with us by joining our team! We provide parking and all the necessary training for the position. Volunteers should be physically able, and commit to half a day or a full day of service.

Skills

  • History
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling
  • Public Speaking
  • General Education
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commit to half a day or a full day of service.
  • Volunteers should be physically able to get up and down from the train cars

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