Become a Dixon Docent

The Dixon is now accepting applications for our 2014 volunteer docent program. A successful candidate should have an interest in art, a friendly personality, good communication skills, and a desire to help others learn. An art background is not required. Docent training will cover art history, education and interpretation techniques, and tour leading practice. Sessions begin in February and continue through June. Docents are required to commit to two years and attend all training sessions to stay up to date on current exhibitions and museum events.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Complete application form 
  • Attach Cover letter below
  • One personal reference

First Name*
Last Name*
Phone Number*
Email Address*
I am interested in doing tours of:*

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My availability*

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What characteristics, skills, education, and experiences do you think will help you as a docent?*
Do you have any previous volunteer experience?
Do you have any previous Dixon volunteer experience?*
Do you have previous experience as a docent, or working in a tour giving capacity?*
Do you have experience working with children?
Have you attended or are you attending college? Where, when, and what area of study?
Do you speak any languages other than English?
Do you have any experience working with individuals with special needs?
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Personal Reference*
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