Toy and Doll Museum Docent

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CHILDRENS TOY AND DOLL MUSEUM

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Docents serve as the hosts and hostesses of the Museum during hours of operation. Docents welcome patrons to the Museum, collect admission fees, and have visitors sign the guest book. They hand out a self-guided tour sheet or walk patrons through the museum, providing commentary on the collections. Docents open and close the Museum. This includes unlocking/locking doors, turning on/off lights, turning up/down thermostats, and lifting/lowering window blinds. Docents report any issues with the Museum facilities or collection to the Board of Directors. If patrons are interested in purchasing items from our small Museum Store, docents handle those transactions. Docents are invited to assist the Board in fundraising and publicity efforts but this is at the sole discretion of the volunteer.

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About CHILDRENS TOY AND DOLL MUSEUM

Location:

PO BOX 4034, MARIETTA, OH 45750, US

Mission Statement

The Children's Toy and Doll Museum preserves playthings that have served to teach, amuse, and expand the imagination of children locally and throughout the greater world at large.

Description

The Children's Toy and Doll Museum of Marietta, OH serves as a repository for children's playthings, not limited to those of yesteryear. The Museum makes appealing, educational and motivational displays of its collection for the benefit of the general public. We provide a stage for displaying private collections and traveling exhibits of toys and dolls. We are proactive in our acquisiton and avoid stagnation in both our presentation and future growth. The Museum is a chartered nonprofit corporation of Ohio and sustains itself through entrance fees, memberships, fundraisers, gifts, grants, and endowment. It's Board of Directors and docents are volunteers.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

206 Gilman AveMARIETTA, OH 45750

(39.40992,-81.45937)
 

SKILLS

  • Exhibition Arts

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • The Museum is open from May1 through October 31. Regular shifts are Saturdays 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Docents may also sign up to serve during special tours.
  • A delight in toys and dolls. A delight in working with the public around toys and dolls.

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