Are you interested in California history? Are you looking for a fun and unique way to serve your community? Do you enjoy being in a California State Park? If your answer is "yes," you are invited to apply now for Docent Training at Sutter’s Fort.
Docents are needed to interpret the historic rooms, to demonstrate everyday activities and skills of California’s pioneers of the 1840’s, and to welcome the thousands of visitors from all over the world who come to experience this historic site.
Training consists of 8 class sessions. California State Parks staff and current Sutter’s Fort docents teach interpretive skills and techniques, period crafts, costuming, and the history of Sutter’s Fort. DOCENT TRAINING STARTS MARCH 18TH, 2017.
Interviews are required for all participants and will be conducted on March 9, 10, and 11th. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator to set up an interview ASAP.
For further details please contact Crista Sykes, Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com or (916) 323-2015. Volunteer application (PDF) is available here: http://www.suttersfort.org/volunteers
- People Skills
- Public Speaking
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Customer Service
Good Match For
Kids Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 10
- Orientation or Training
- We are asking for at least 7 hours a month.
- Willingness to wear period appropriate clothing and complete Docent Training.