Docent/Tour Guide

Hosted by: WGBH

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Volunteer Coordinator
volunteer_coordinator@wgbh.org
617-300-4211

About Docent/Tour Guide

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Docents provide behind-the-scenes tours that include a visit to WGBH’s TV and radio production facilities, performance spaces, and more. Our Brighton studios provide the perfect venue to welcome the public for screenings, live music, and other events that amplify the impact of public media.

Responsibilities:
--Provide top-quality tours to WGBH visitors, including the general public, community groups, school groups, members, and donors
--Promote WGBH membership and events on tours
--Attend docent training and update meetings

Qualifications:
--Previous experience with public speaking and customer service required
--Enthusiasm for public radio and television
--Interest in presenting educational information to a wide audience (including adults, children, contributors, and community members)
--Must be at least 18 years of age; college degree preferred
--Must have valid email address
--Able to stand for periods of time

Time Commitment:
--Minimum of one-year volunteer commitment
--Participate in eight-week docent training
--Arrive at least half an hour prior to each scheduled tour
--Must commit to at least two tours per month
--Attend approximately six docent update meetings per year

Application Process

Contact us at 617-300-4211 or email volunteer_coordinator@wgbh.org to let us know how you'd like to help.


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