Tour Guide - Museum of York County

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ORGANIZATION: Culture and Heritage Museums

Naturalist Center Exploring

Reporting to the Program Manager, volunteers assist with weekday school programs and tours for students and adults. Duties might include leading school programs and engaging museum visitors in informal learning opportunities in the galleries or on site. You do not have to lead a tour. Volunteers are needed to assist staff.
The goal of this position is to provide children and adult groups with a meaningful and educational experience. The ideal candidate would be energetic and outgoing with a love of science, nature, or natural history, and be comfortable speaking to groups of children and adults.
Suggested time commitment: two - four days a month.
No experience needed - we will train you.

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About Culture and Heritage Museums

Location:

4621 Mt. Gallant Road, ROCK HILL, SC 29732, US

Mission Statement

To communicate and preserve the natural and cultural histories of the Carolina Piedmont, inspiring a lifetime of learning. It is our vision to create a community that greatly values natural, historical and cultural heritage.

Description

The Culture & Heritage Museums is a family of museums in York County, SC, which includes Historic Brattonsville, the McCelvey Center, the Museum of York County and the Main Street Children's Museum in Old Town Rock Hill.

Historic Brattonsville presents the history of the Scots-Irish and African-Americans in the South Carolina upcountry largely through preserving and interpreting the story of the Bratton community from the 1760s to the late 19th century. Experience living history, including the African American story, at this 775-acre Revolutionary War site. Explore the Bratton Plantation, owned and lived on by three generations of the Bratton family.
Explore the Carolina Piedmont and its connections to the world at the Museum of York County! Our Naturalist Center has more than 2000 specimens to guide your learning adventures. We have a state of the art digital planetarium. We offer award-winning exhibitions and programs on a variety of natural history topics.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Environment
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Museum of York County4621 Mount Gallant RoadRock Hill, SC 29732

(35.01005,-81.06287)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Astronomy
  • Environmental Science
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 - 25 hours per month

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