New Almaden Quicksilver School Program Docent for Santa Clara County Parks


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


21350 Almaden RoadSan Jose, CA 95120


Almaden Quicksilver School Program Docents: The New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum education program teaches 4 th grade students about our local mercury mining history and its importance to the California gold rush through a museum tour and activities.

Site SpecificTraining Dates: October TBD
Questions: Please contact Elizabeth Evans 408.918.7773 or
Additional Requirements: Following the completion of training, docents are asked to volunteer at least 1 shift per week for the semester or once every other week for the full school year. Minimum yearly commitment is 40 hours.

Hours: Mondays-Thursdays 9:30am-12:30pm

For more information or to apply to become a docent, please contact the volunteer coordinator at or 408-918-4932 .


  • History
  • Archeology
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Public Speaking

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Livescan Fingerprinting

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