A Docent (dó-sent) is:
a. A recognized teacher or lecturer (not on the salaried staff).
b. A knowledgeable guide (especially one who conducts visitors through the institution and delivers a commentary on the collections).
We are looking for volunteers with a variety of talents and the ability to work with a diverse group of people to assist Library staff in delivering top-quality service at the Central Library or at one of the branch libraries. Bilingual docents are needed in all docent assignments.
We Need You...Join Us! Docents have a unique opportunity to:
As part of the program, Docents agree to:
- Complete all required training.
- Volunteer three hours per week for at least one year.
- Attend Docent meetings.
Benefits of Being a Docent
- Serve your local community with newly acquired skills.
- Participate in the Library's training classes offered to paid staff.
- Courtesy library card with no overdue fines.
- Discounted Books.
- Complimentary Parking at Central Library.
- Parties, camaraderie and fun!
How Can I Learn More?
For more information about the Docent Program, please contact Veletta Hopes in the Volunteer Office at 720-865-2043, email@example.com. TTY service for the deaf and hearing impaired, 720-865-1472.