Living History Museum Volunteer

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Bensenville Park District

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Fischer Farm is looking for individuals who love to share knowledge with the public. The museum is in need of individuals who would be willing to dress in period clothing and give informational tours to groups Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. These tours take place at noon and will be roughly 45 minutes long. Extra time will be available if wanted. If one of the days sounds like a good match, or all the days please reach out to Pamela Deckert at Pdeckert@bvilleparks.org for more information.

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About Bensenville Park District

Location:

16W680 Grand Ave, Bensenville, IL 60106, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Fischer Farm is manifold. The Bensenville Park District aims to enhance their community and its inhabitants' quality of life by preserving our local and natural history and by providing recreational opportunities for all ages. Programs at Fischer Farm aim to promote awareness of the site's historical and ecological significance. The Bensenville Park District in partnership with the DuPage County Forest Preserve work to continuously restore the property and land for the posterity of Bensenville and all future visitors.

Description

Established by the Fischer family in 1834, Fischer Farm is believed to be one of the oldest remaining homesteads in the county. This scenic location is prized for its historic structures, original seed beds and rare forest preserve with remnants of prairie, wetland and woodland ecosystems. Today, Fischer Farm is a piece of living history owned and operated by the Bensenville Park District for the education of the general public.

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

16W680 Grand AveBensenville, IL 60106

(41.95088,-87.94328)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • People Skills
  • History
  • Public Speaking
  • Acting
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment varies.
  • Every volunteer must submit to an interview process.

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