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Savannah African Art Museum

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Are you energetic, friendly, and love museums?

The Savannah African Art Museum is looking for volunteer docents with good communication skills to lead tours for diverse groups - from elementary school children to older adults. This is a wonderful opportunity for volunteers interested in learning and teaching about the history and art of West and Central Africa.

Currently, our greatest needs are during our open hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, from 11:00 am-1:30pm and 1:30pm-5:00pm. Docents will be expected to give daily tours of the museum’s collection. Tours are given by walk-in and by appointment.

The time commitment is flexible and may include weekdays for private events, and some evenings. No prior experience as a docent or knowledge of African art and history is required. Additionally, docent talking points will be provided.


Training includes:
* Learning about the museum and its African Art collection
* Shadowing current docents on a few tours and talking with staff to get a better understanding of the process
* Docent talking points will be explained and reviewed. (Some light reading materials will be provided on some of the tour talking points)
* Acquiring public speaking and customer service skills in conducting tours

201 E 37th St
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

201 E. 37th StreetSavannah, GA 31401

(32.05624,-81.09767)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Wednesday-Saturday! We'll work with your schedule!

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