Grand Village of the Natchez Indians - Volunteer Docent

Hosted by: Mississippi Department Of Archives And History

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Elizabeth Coleman
ecoleman@mdah.state.ms.us
(601) 576-6985

About Grand Village of the Natchez Indians - Volunteer Docent

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This volunteer will conduct on-site and outreach (schools, clubs, special events) programs geared for targeted groups in order to further the mission of the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians (GV).

Responsibilities:
Assist the GV staff with preparing and conducting outreach programs
Present the desired program at assigned lecture site, school, club, or event
Return to the GV office in a timely manner props or materials used in the presentation

Qualifications:
Knowledge of the subject being presented
Flexibility regarding presentations, situations, and surroundings
Ability to relate well to all ages, backgrounds, and educational levels

Requirements:
Able to successfully complete training and continuing education sessions provided by staff
Able to work well GV staff to attain working knowledge of assigned program
Provide proof of valid driver’s license for off-site events
Provide proof of current personal automobile liability insurance coverage for off-site events

Time Commitment:
Twenty (20) hours of volunteer service per year at GV are required to remain on the active volunteer list

Benefits:
The satisfaction of volunteering for the second-oldest state archives and history department in the United States
Continuing education
Documented volunteer service for work or school credit
A 15% discount at Grand Village and Historic Jefferson College gift shops
All training and training-related materials provided by GV
Volunteer appreciation activities provided by the GV and MDAH

Reports to:
Grand Village Historian

Application Process

To access the volunteer application, please follow the link below:
http://mdah.state.ms.us/new/interact/get-involved/volunteer-at-mdah/


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