Docent, Armour-Stiner (Octagon) House (Irvington-on-Hudson)

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Docent, Armour-Stiner (Octagon) House (Irvington-on-Hudson) Salary: $15/hour The Armour-Stiner (Octagon) House, one of less than 1,000 National Historic Landmarks when listed, is hiring two docents. Docents are expected to engage with the visitors, lead the guided tours of the property and manage the operations of the museum on tour days. Applicants must have the ability to interact with visitors, answer questions, and work with the other tour docent. The position combines tour and admissions duties on Saturday & Sundays beginning Sunday, February 10th. The docents will be required to attend a short training session to prepare for the position.

The work day includes four, one hour tours on Saturdays & Sundays with 30 minute breaks in between each tour. A typical tour day schedule is included in the full position description here. The tour will take place indoors in the winter months and will require walking up and down five staircases in between floors. Docents are expected to arrive thirty minutes prior to the first tour to prepare the house, collect admissions and greet guests. Additional information is available online at the Armour-Stiner (Octagon) House website: www.armourstiner.com If you are interested please send your resume and a brief introduction describing your background to Joseph Pell Lombardi at the following email: Lombardi55@aol.com.

 

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