Join Smith-Gilbert Gardens as docent during docent training beginning January 29th!
Docents (tour guides) are called upon to lead or assist with Groups touring the Gardens. Weekday morning availability is imperative for this position. Docents are required to attend a training session. Participants will learn about the history of the house and property, sculpture and plant material.
Besides leading tours, docents can become involved in programs such as our Garden Ecology Homeschool Series, Garden Stories, and more!
This a great position for retired and future teachers, volunteers who enjoy working with children, and those who love to share their passions with others.
Training takes place on 5 consecutive Mondays from 9:30AM-12:00PM beginning January 29th.
No background in horticulture, botany, or gardening is required. We will teach you all you need to know!
- Adult Education
- Teaching / Instruction
- People Skills
- Public Speaking
- General Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- One weekday morning/week availiablity