Volunteer Opportunities

support volunteer

Your time and talents can truly make a difference. The rewards are rich as you help future generations learn and grow. In addition to working with young people, we offer volunteer opportunities as interns, hosts at our events, and assistants in the Joseph L. Brechner Research Center.

Volunteer Docent Program

Impact Your Community While Making History

  • Learn about our area’s history and share your knowledge
  • Experience the satisfaction of helping visitors of all ages
  • Attend orientation and training
  • Commit to one morning a week
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus

Open House Information Sessions

  • Saturday, September 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 9, noon – 2 p.m.

Orientation and Training

Attend one of the following two-day sessions:

Fall 2018

  • Session 1: Wednesday and Thursday, September 26-27,
    9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Session 2: Monday and Tuesday, October 15-16,
    9 a.m. -2 p.m.

Spring 2019

  • Session 1: Wednesday and Thursday, January 16-17,
    9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Session 2: Monday and Tuesday, January 28-29,
    9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For more information and to register, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Diane Masciale, at 407-836-8523 or e-mail her at Diane.Masciale@ocfl.net.

Benefits for Active Volunteers

  • An engaging, rewarding experience
  • Special tours of exhibitions
  • Opportunities to learn through docent training
  • Free parking validation during scheduled volunteer shifts
  • A 10 percent discount in our gift shop
  • Quarterly appreciation brunches
  • Recognition during National Volunteer Appreciation Week each April
  • After 100 hours of volunteer service:
    – Complimentary individual membership
    – Eligibility for President’s Volunteer Service Award