Looking for an exciting way to get involved in your community, fulfill volunteer hours and learn new skills? Join the new Teen Docent program at Los Altos History Museum! Participants will have the opportunity to interact with museum professionals and community members while getting a behind-the-scenes look at museum magic in action.
After a week-long training seminar July 15-19 (9am-2pm) participants will become museum docents, working 2-4 hours each month. Teen docents will lead tours, interact with visitors, and assist with museum activities and programs.
- Meet other students with similar interests – make new friends in a fun, educational and interactive environment
- Gain valuable skills and real work experience
- Work alongside museum professionals and gather insight into various fields of study
- Enhance your college resume and gain experience that will make your college essay stand out
- Be an active and valued member of the LAHM team – we depend on you!
- Currently enrolled as a local high school student
- Submit a complete application found on our website
- Available July 15-19 for a week-long, 10am-3pm interactive training program
- Availability to work small (2-4 hr.) monthly weekend shifts during the 2019/2020 school year
- Punctuality and willingness to learn new skills
- Strong work ethic and respect for others
- Interest in local history, public speaking, and/or customer service
Program Details & Logistics:
- Admission is free
- Drinks and snacks will be provided
- Participants are responsible for bringing their own lunch, or may purchase food from nearby shops or restaurants during lunch break
- Participants will frequently spend time outdoors and should bring sunscreen and/or hats
- LAHM is fully wheelchair accessible