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Museum Docent

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Vulcan Park and Museum

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Impact the lives of students by teaching them local history and how they are part of the story! As a docent, you’ll gain a deeper knowledge of local history while sharing it in a fun and interactive way with students from across the region. We provide training for educational content and classroom management skills. We ask a commitment of 20 tours a year. For more info, see our website here: visitvulcan.com/support/volunteer/

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About Vulcan Park and Museum

Location:

1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209, US

Mission Statement

Vulcan Park and Museum is operated by Vulcan Park Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve Vulcan as a symbol for Birmingham, provide a dynamic educational experience in a public park setting, and serve as the gateway to the region.

Description

Vulcan is the world’s largest cast iron statue; made of 100,000 pounds of iron and 56 feet tall, he stands at the top of Red Mountain overlooking the city of Birmingham. But Vulcan is more than just a statue-Vulcan Park and Museum features spectacular views of Birmingham, an interactive history museum that examines Vulcan and Birmingham’s story, a premier venue for private events, and a beautiful public park for visitors and locals to enjoy. With an official information center operated by the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, Vulcan Park and Museum serves as the first stop for visitors to the Birmingham area!

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1701 Valley View DriveBirminghamBirmingham, AL 35209

(33.4917,-86.79554)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Group Facilitation
  • History
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 tours per year

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