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Part-time Docent, Denver, CO

  • 12 Jun 2017 1:49 PM
    Message # 4893158
    Peggy Schaller (Administrator)

    PART-TIME DOCENT

    MOLLY BROWN HOUSE MUSEUM

    1340 Pennsylvania Street, Denver, CO 80203

    www.mollybrown.org

    Position Summary:
    Docents at the Molly Brown House Museum lead groups of guests through the Museum and should be interested in history, be able to speak clearly in front of large and small groups, have a flexible schedule and be dependable. This position is for approximately 12 hours/week and will include both weekday and weekend shifts including every Sunday. The rate of pay is $10.00/hr. For immediate start, training will be provided.

    Qualifications:
    Previous experience working directly with the public is necessary. Previous museum, docent, volunteer, or public speaking experience, and Spanish proficiency are all preferred. An interest in history and storytelling is preferred to facilitate training and the ability to engage guests and place Margaret Brown’s life in context.

    Physical/Mental Requirements:
    This position requires walking or standing to a significant degree. Physical demands associated with the essential functions include reaching, handling, talking and/or hearing (ordinary conversation) and seeing (near and far acuity, depth perception, field of vision, accommodation and color vision).

    Required are the abilities to apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; to interpret a variety of technical instructions in various forms; to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; to utilize spatial, visual and tactile discrimination; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and volunteers, supervisory staff, other organizations and agencies, and the general public.

    Equal Opportunity Employer:
    Historic Denver, Inc., the parent company of the Molly Brown House Museum, is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by state or local law. Prospective employees are subject to a background check.

    Resumes accepted by e-mail only to: kpopetz@mollybrown.org

    For Immediate Hire

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