Stamford Historic Home - Tour Guide / Docent (No experience needed)


(41.122402,-73.54492)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1508 High Ridge RoadStamford, CT 06903

About

Historic Home Docent & Museum Greeter / Docent

We are looking for volunteers who would like to introduce visitors to our 1699 historic house museum, The Hoyt-Barnum House.

You would be involved with greeting visitors with a smile and giving a brief explanation of the Center's offerings: a research library, photo archive, our current exhibit, and our historic house museum. People who wish to tour Hoyt-Barnum House first view an introductory film before starting the audio tour. You would be responsible for selling tickets and recording transactions, giving guests their audio pods and collecting them after the tours, opening and closing up the house museum, and monitoring visitors while they are in the house. Minimal training is needed.

Museum Docents should be friendly and personable. They should be physically able to manage stairs and brief walks on a regular basis. Docents should be at least 20 years old and able to work at least one four-hour day, 2 x /month. Docents are needed for Thursdays and Fridays. Shifts are from noon to 3:15 pm on Thursdays and Fridays. Two docents are needed on Saturday: one from 10:30 - 1:00 and one from1:00 to 3:30 pm. You are welcome to stay longer to meet our other volunteers and make use of our facility.

Check out our Website for loads of fun information:

http://stamfordhistory.org/

Skills needed:

-Basic math/money skills

Hope to hear from you soon!

Tom

Tom Porter

Volunteer Coordinator
& Board Member

Stamford History Center
1508 High Ridge RoadStamford, CT 06903

www.stamfordhistory.org
volunteer@stamfordhistory.org

(O) 203-329-1183
(C) 917-701-3572

Skills

  • People Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 20
  • Two to fourPositions: 2-4 Hour Shifts

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