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|Close Date||June 1st, 2015 or when space runs out.|
|Age Limit||18 and up|
General Function and Scope:
Docent volunteers are responsible for welcoming, orienting, and guiding groups of visitors through the Ransom Center. The primary function of the docents is to lead tours through our exhibition space, including items on permanent display, the Gutenberg Bible and First Photograph, and rotating exhibitions (1–3 per year). Ensuring all visitors have a positive and enjoyable experience is the position’s primary goal.
Time Commitment: Position requires at least a 4-hour per week commitment from July 2015 through June 2016. This time includes training, preparation, and tours. Weekday and weekend shifts are available.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
Plan, practice and implement guided tours of the current exhibitions. Duties include:
Friendly individual with strong communication skills, who is resourceful, flexible, listens well, is friendly and comfortable interacting with visitors of all ages, and has an interest in learning more about the Ransom Center’s collections. Ability to maintain a pleasant attitude even under stress preferred. Ages 18+.
How to Apply: Complete and return a volunteer application by Monday, June 1. The application is available at www.hrc.utexas.edu/about/participate/volunteer. Volunteer training will begin in July. Contact Lisa Pulsifer at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Applications will be reviewed, and you will be contacted by a Ransom Center staff member to arrange an in-person interview. Submitting a completed application doesn’t guarantee a volunteer position.
|Causes||Arts & Culture|
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