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Farmhouse Docent Training

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Cherry Hill Historic House and Farm Museum is looking for volunteers to lead guided tours for the public at this historic house museum, located in Falls Church, Virginia.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Leading guided tours of the house museum.
  • Developing knowledge of the museum and its collection in order to engage visitors in dialogue and answer questions.
  • Ensuring the safety and security of the museum and its collections during tours and programs.
  • Recording admissions.
  • Attending training with museum staff.
  • Assist in event and program preparation as necessary (setting out signs, materials, etc.)

Supervisor:

Cherry Hill Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • Enjoy working with the public in a museum setting.
  • Knowledge of American and/or Virginia history is preferred, but not required.
  • This opportunity is for ages 16 & up.

Time Commitment:

Volunteers will be expected to commit regularly but there are no minimum hours required. Volunteers sign up for shifts on Saturday mornings, 10 a.m. to noon, from April through October.

Training:

Training and guidance will be provided by museum staff. A docent handbook that includes a history of the site and other operational materials is provided during training.

Email cprice@fallschurchva.gov to register.

Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Corey Price
Phone:
7032485171
Email:
cjannicelli@fallschurchva.gov

Venue

Cherry Hill Farmhouse
312 Park Ave
Falls Church, VA 22046 United States
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Phone:
7032485171