Are there requirements for becoming a docent/tour guide?

We are always looking for volunteer docents, and there are a few things that are very important to us in a prospective docent/tour guide:

  • Docents need to love people and enjoy talking to them.
  • We request all docents to dress in traditional Western dress.
  • An existing knowledge of area history is helpful, but can be learned quickly.
  • High availability on weekends and for special events. Sometimes you may only be needed one day a week, or even just one day a month. Currently, we are in need of volunteers on Saturday mornings and/or Sunday afternoons.
  • If you are available on weekdays or on a regular basis, we can use you for tours during that time.
  • We have some docents that only work special events two to three times a year. Others docents call a few days ahead and we can schedule them to fit their agenda.

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