If you enjoy telling stories, interacting with the public and learning about the history of Maymont; join the dedicated mansion volunteer corps. Docent aide's g reet the public; provide them with information about Maymont, the Dooleys, the Victorian Era and the belowstairs exhibition. They a ssist in crowd control by talking with visitors who a re waiting and keep track of number of visitors in the Belowstairs exhibit.
Successful docent aides are good communicators, have a positive attitude, and are interested in history/art. Docent aides are required to volunteer at least one shift a month. Shifts are from 1-4pm on the weekends.
Docent aide's are welcome to attend the annual docent training in which y ou'll enjoy an in-depth look at Maymont, the Mansion, the Dooleys, their domestic staff and the Gilded Age, and gain skills to lead engaging and interesting interpretive tours through the Dooleys' opulent home.
- Public Speaking
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- at leat one shift; 1-4pm on the weekends