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History Museum Docent

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LOUISA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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The Louisa County Historical Society, which operates the Sargeant Museum of Louisa County History and the hands-on Heritage Farm in Louisa, is looking for volunteers to join our team!

We are recruiting docents to staff the Museum's front desk. Docent shifts are 10:00 am - 1:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Docent tasks include:

  • Staff front desk and orient visitors
  • Answer general questions about LCHS, Louisa County history, and local tourism
  • Answer phone calls
  • Museum gift shop sales and phone/online order fulfillment
  • Opening and closing procedures
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Facilitate use of our research room
  • Trained in receiving research requests and passing them along to Research Coordinator
  • Assists with other tasks, as assigned (ex. bulk mailing, copies, etc.)

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About LOUISA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Location:

PO BOX 1172, LOUISA, VA 23093, US

Mission Statement

Louisa County Historical Society is a community-based organization whose mission is to bring Louisa County history to life! The LCHS accomplishes its mission by preserving and promoting the County’s historic documents and artifacts and recording and sharing the important and untold stories of past Louisans.

Description

The LCHS was established in 1966 and is a Section 501(c)3 charitable organization. The Society also operates the Sargeant Museum of Louisa County History and Heritage Farm located at 214 Fredericksburg Avenue in Louisa, Virginia. LCHS holds over 10,000 items its archives and 1,000 items in its collections and growing number of oral histories. The Purcell Research Library located in the Sargeant Museum contains numerous resources valuable to family researchers. LCHS hosts many educational programs and special events throughout the year and participates in community events and other outreach initiatives.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

214 Fredericksburg Ave.Louisa, VA 23093

(38.02514,-77.99709)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • History

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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