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Open Volunteer Position - Museum Docent

Title: Museum Docent
Department: Museum
Reports To: Staff Liaison
Status: Volunteer
Location: Oshkosh, WI

SUMMARY

Provide inspiration and education to the next generation of aviators. To celebrate personal innovations in aviation and present the history of aviation and EAA's role in aviation.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct guided museum tours of approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours in length.
  • Be comfortable speaking to small and large groups of people of all ages.
  • Greet and welcome tour groups and visitors upon their arrival at the Museum.
  • Provide information to museum visitors and answer questions while stationed in specific areas.
  • Assist with special events, including AirVenture
  • Distribute literature regarding the Museum and EAA programs.
  • Rove the Museum to provide assistance to visitors as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Participate in a minimum of two of the four hours shifts per month.
  • Have a desire to educate and inspire visitors to the museum.
  • Capable of speaking to large groups.
  • Learn the history of aviation and of the museum collection.
  • Must be physically able to conduct tours of the museum as needed.
  • Participate in the Docent activities and training.
  • Have access to email for training and correspondence.
  • Must be able to provide their transportation.
  • Able to accept supervision and follow direction.
  • Prior knowledge or experience in aviation is not required but would be an asset.

To volunteer, complete the application form and submit via:

  • E-mail: hr@eaa.org (please include "Volunteering" in the subject line)
  • Mail: EAA Aviation Center, Attn: Human Resources,  P.O. Box 3086, Oshkosh, WI 54903-3086

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 
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