Posts Tagged ‘volunteer’

Docent Training Session

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by Stephanie Boyle No Comments

Do you have a passion for early American history, the decorative arts, architecture, or museums in general? Dumbarton House, a Federal period house museum in Washington, D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood recruits dedicated volunteers to share the story of courage, preservation, and the rise of a nation. Volunteer Training Sessions will be held on Tuesdays from 11am-1pm or on Saturdays from 10am-2:30pm. Make-up sessions are available if you cannot make a session and independent training is available if our upcoming training does not fit into your schedule.

Week Day Schedule (11am-1pm, includes light refreshments)

  • September 19 – Volunteering and Dumbarton House Overview
  • September 26 – DC and Georgetown History
  • October 3 – Architecture and Landscaping
  • October 10 – The Nourse Household & Following Generations
  • October 17 – The Objects
  • October 24 – Crafting a Visitor Friendly Tour

Weekend Schedule (10am-2:30pm, includes lunch)

  • September 30 – Volunteering and Dumbarton House Overview & DC and Georgetown History
  • October 14 – Architecture and Landscaping & The Objects
  • October 28 – The Nourse Household & Crafting a Visitor Friendly Tour

To learn more and submit your application visit: http://dumbartonhouse.org/volunteer-information

Docent Training Session

Posted on: September 19th, 2017 by Stephanie Boyle No Comments

Do you have a passion for early American history, the decorative arts, architecture, or museums in general? Dumbarton House, a Federal period house museum in Washington, D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood recruits dedicated volunteers to share the story of courage, preservation, and the rise of a nation. Volunteer Training Sessions will be held on Tuesdays from 11am-1pm or on Saturdays from 10am-2:30pm. Make-up sessions are available if you cannot make a session and independent training is available if our upcoming training does not fit into your schedule.

Week Day Schedule (11am-1pm, includes light refreshments)

  • September 19 – Volunteering and Dumbarton House Overview
  • September 26 – DC and Georgetown History
  • October 3 – Architecture and Landscaping
  • October 10 – The Nourse Household & Following Generations
  • October 17 – The Objects
  • October 24 – Crafting a Visitor Friendly Tour

Weekend Schedule (10am-2:30pm, includes lunch)

  • September 30 – Volunteering and Dumbarton House Overview & DC and Georgetown History
  • October 14 – Architecture and Landscaping & The Objects
  • October 28 – The Nourse Household & Crafting a Visitor Friendly Tour

To learn more and submit your application visit: http://dumbartonhouse.org/volunteer-information

Volunteer Training: Session IV

Posted on: February 28th, 2016 by dbh-01

In this training, you’ll get an introduction to the visitors center, learn tips for leading tours and try your hand at a one room practice tour.

Volunteer Training: Session III

Posted on: February 20th, 2016 by dbh-01

In this training, you’ll get a closer look at Joseph Nourse and will take a tour of Dumbarton House focusing on the Decorative Arts.

Volunteer Training: Session II

Posted on: February 10th, 2016 by dbh-01

In this training, you will receive a brief history of Georgetown and then take a tour of Dumbarton House focusing on architectural elements.