Docent Engagement Specialist

Organization: California Academy of Sciences (AZA Member)
Location: San Francisco, CALIFORNIA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The California Academy of Sciences offers an exciting opportunity for a Docent Engagement Specialist to take an active role in working closely and collaboratively with staff and volunteers to provide volunteer docents with guidance and support in museum engagement and interpretation techniques, practice and theory.

As a member of the Docent Program staff team, the Docent Engagement Specialist is the professional consultant on engagement for all aspects of the docent experience, including formal orientation, initial and ongoing training, regular and special programming on the public floor, docent evaluation, and docent enrichment. This is a flexible position and will require some evening and weekend work.

The ideal candidate has a minimum of two years’ experience in informal science or museum education; preferably with informal interpretation or guest engagement experience and a minimum of two years’ experience coordinating or managing volunteers; preferably at least one year experience training volunteers.

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