Museum Docent Information

Description

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is accepting applications for the Docent position.  This position will play an essential and dynamic role in sharing the Legacy of President Reagan to visitors from all over the world.

Project Description:

Under the supervision of the Volunteer Program Coordinator, the candidate will be expected to provide professional and polished customer service to guests, work a four-hour shift per week, lead tours, staff museum stations and complete a series of training classes.

Qualifications

All candidates (students, retirees and working adults) are encouraged to apply, however you must be at least 16 years of age.  No education is necessary, just a desire to learn and share the Legacy of President Reagan.   Public speaking and previous working experience in a museum setting is not required.  Verbal communication and customer service is helpful.

Compensation

This is not a paid position

Position Type:

Part-time

Position Location

Simi Valley, California

Application Deadline

On-going status

How to apply:

Please send a completed Volunteer Application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We look forward to learning what you will bring to our team!

 

Docent Volunteer Application

 

Docent Testimonials

Berlin Wall Tour Photo
"Coming from an educator's background I was honored to become a docent at the Reagan Library. I wanted to donate my time in a place where I could make a difference by sharing President Reagan’s positive and inspirational message to our visitors." Georgette M.
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"As a retired Captain of the Fire Department I was looking for something rewarding to do with my time. While attending an event at the Reagan Library I was encouraged to become a docent. As they say, “The Rest Is History”. I’ve been a docent now since 2010 and I love it." Steve C.
Docent Testimonial Photo
"What I love most about being a docent at the Reagan Library is working with the public. It's so rewarding to share historical information about the legacy of President Reagan with visitors from all over the world." Bill H.

 

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
1-805 577-4000 or 1-800-410-8354