The Museum of Health Care is recruiting Museum Docents
Do you have a passion for history & science? Are you an enthusiastic person who loves teaching and working with children?
The Museum of Health Care is recruiting Museum Docents.
- Delivering hands-on, curriculum-linked education programs for schools, community groups, and families
- Conducting guided gallery tours
- Engaging in continuous learning about healthcare history and museum interpretation
- Participating in introductory training (includes study of interpretive program delivery materials and observing fellow docents)
- Reporting program feedback and identifying potential program improvements
- Answering visitor questions about exhibits and the Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site
- Docents are added to an on-call contact list and notified as program bookings are received. A volunteer schedule will be worked out at the mutual convenience of the Docent and Museum staff (docents are not expected to volunteer for every program booking received).
- Share existing skills and develop new ones
- Receive invitations to Museum exhibition openings, social gatherings, and special events
- Receive invitations to volunteer recognition events
- Letter of reference (after 4-6 months of service)
- Work with knowledgeable & appreciative staff members who value the work of volunteers!
How to apply
Please submit a resumé and cover letter via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to the following address:
Museum of Health Care at Kingston
Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site
32 George Street