School Tour Docent

Published

05/22/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
California
Los Angeles
California
90049
United States

Description

The Skirball Cultural Center seeks a diverse group of dynamic, dedicated individuals to join the Skirball's volunteer Docent Corps. Incoming docents are trained to facilitate weekday morning school programs in gallery and classroom settings, work with students and teachers, and serve as ambassadors for the institution and its programs. After three years of facilitating school tours, docents have the opportunity to train on presenting adult tours.


In addition to facilitating tours, docents participate in regularly scheduled classes tied to the Skirball mission and special exhibitions, take field trips together, and participate in the annual Hanukkah Brunch for docents as well as other celebrations.


Docents must be able to:

  • Commit to a minimum of four weekday mornings per month.
  • Be actively engaged for three hours of touring.
  • Participate in set-up and take-down of tour materials.
  • Delight in working with students.
  • Attend all docent class trainings.
  • Be open to learning about new educational approaches and techniques.
  • Be flexible and collaborative with other facilitators.

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

schooldocents@skirball.org
https://www.skirball.org/

Please e-mail schooldocents@skirball.org if you have any questions, or head to skirball.org/about/docent-opportunities to apply there.

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JUNE 15, 2018


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