Cause Areas


Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:00 AM - Fri Dec 28, 2018 04:00 PM


881 Rockford RoadLancaster, PA 17602
Historic costuming not required, business casual attire is acceptable.


An interpreter or docent is someone who translates the past into the present. A docent makes Rock Ford's past vivid and real for museum visitors. A docent acts as a companion accompanying a visitor on a personal and historical discovery.

  • A docent can be any person aged 18 and up.
  • No experience is necessary.
  • Training will be provided by the Rock Ford Curator.
  • Printed materials are provided so that all docents can become confident, successful and valuable members of Rock Ford Plantation.
  • A docent should have the ability to be on your feet for an hour and the ability to climb stairs.


  • History
  • Research
  • People Skills
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Gardening
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 tour shifts a month

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