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Oakley Cabin Tour Guide / Docent | Olney / Brookeville


Oakley Cabin
3610 Brookeville Road
Olney, MD 20832

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Step back in time to share your passion for history with visitors of all ages. Bring history to life as an Oakley Cabin tour guide.

Learn about the lives of Oakley Cabin's African American community following the end of the Civil War and Emancipation. Learn about the
Reconstruction Era, how people lived off natural resources, 19th century folk remedies and other living history demonstrations.

FREE training provided.

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Website: www.historyintheparks.org

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 16

Job type: Seasonal (2-6 months), Long-term (6 months+)

Volunteer type:  Adult, Senior (55+), Student Service Learning

FREE two-part training provided for new volunteers. Dates will be shared after placement.

Must be comfortable working outdoors and with youth and adult audiences. Ability to speak Spanish or other languages is welcomed.

Guides must commit to 6 assignments during the season, April through November.

Cultural Resources | Historic Interpretation

Tammy Shepherd

(301) 650-4373

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