Duke Gardens is seeking Tour Docents (Walking or Trolley)

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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

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Duke Gardens is currently seeking volunteers interested in becoming walking or trolley tour docents.

Commitment: 2 hours on Tues., Wed., Thur., or Fri. at 10am or 2pm
Time of Year: March - Nov.
Preparation and Qualifications: Knowledge of the Garden or willingness to learn. The ability to safely operate a trolley and be adept at driving through the garden while maintaining visitor safety is necessary. Willingness to learn the orientation of the Garden and to communicate to visitors how to navigate the Garden is necessary. Able to attend core trainings and specialized docent trainings to stay informed of events, membership and changes within the Garden. Some training is training is on the job. Self-study, shadowing and observation may be necessary.

Activity: Welcome, administer and narrate trolley or walking tours.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Sarah P. Duke GardensDuke University420 Anderson StreetDurham, NC 27708

SKILLS

  • Public Speaking
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Public Relations
  • Gardening
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours on Tues., Wed., Thur., or Fri. at 10am or 2pm March – Nov.
  • Able to attend core trainings and specialized docent trainings to stay informed of events, membership and changes within the Garden. Some training is training is on the job. Self-study, shadowing and observation may be necessary.

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