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Museum Docent: Tour Guide

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Beaches Museum

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Do you love history? Beaches Museum is looking for docents to give walking tours of our history park and historical buildings. Tours are approximately 45 minutes long with groups of 8 or less. Masks are required and social distancing is enforced. Volunteer shifts are 3 hours per week. The Museum is a wonderful place to meet new friends, and to share your love of local history. Our park features the first church built at the beaches, the first post office, an old cracker cabin, a train depot, a railroad foreman's house and a locomotive. All buildings are over 100 years old. The Museum is operated by the Beaches Area Historical Society.

2 Shifts

  • morning / 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
  • afternoon / 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Beaches Museum

Location:

381 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250, US

Mission Statement

To preserve and share the distinct history and culture of the Beaches area.

Description

No matter your age, or whether you’re a guest visiting the area or a proud resident of Jacksonville’s beach communities (Mayport, Neptune Beach, Jax Beach, Atlantic Beach, Ponte Vedra, and Palm Valley), the Beaches Museum provides something for all.

Our diverse range of experiences offered - events, exhibits, archives, and more -give life to the vibrant history and culture of the area. With each visit to the Beaches Museum, explore the past, present, and future of Jacksonville’s beach communities, as well as what makes each community unique and what binds us together.

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

381 Beach BlvdJacksonville Beach, FL 32250

(30.28856,-81.39276)
 

SKILLS

  • Library Sciences
  • Curating
  • Adult Education
  • History
  • Public Speaking
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Daily opportunities: Morning shift 10am to 1pm. Afternoon Shift 1pm to 4pm. Most docents volunteer one or two shifts per week.

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