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Oakley Cabin Tour Guide (Docent) | Olney/Brookeville

Location:

Oakley Cabin
3610 Brookeville Road
Olney, MD 20832

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*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*

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.

Click on Job Details and Duties and Requirements to get more information.

*If you or anyone in your household have recently tested positive for Covid (regardless of vaccination status) you are not eligible to volunteer at this time*

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:
Part 1 (VIRTUAL): Wednesdays, January 12 & January 19, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Part 2 - (IN-PERSON): Saturday, March 12, 2022 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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.

Historic Interpretation

Tammy Shepherd

301-650-4373


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