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Open Volunteer Position - Museum Docent

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


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.


  • 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


  • 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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