On a larger scale, this Library and Museum also focuses on American history with an emphasis on post-World War II history and the office of the presidency. It takes many people to accomplish this mission. The professional staff of the museum will form a partnership with a dedicated team of volunteers. The Library encourages the involvement and participation of student interns and volunteers to carry out its mission. The Library and Museum is committed to creating an environment in which its staff, volunteers, and interns may reach their full potential as it relates to our mission.
Who is eligible to be a student volunteer?
Positions are open to students who meet the qualifications outlined below, without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability. Junior Docents must be 13 years of age or older.
What are the qualities of a Bush Library student volunteers? DEDICATION to the Library & Museum’s mission. OPEN MINDEDNESS AND PATIENCE to work with a diverse staff, fellow students, and public. INTEGRITY to represent the institution and oneself with the highest standards. COMMITMENT to your designated work area and scheduled shift.
What events do Junior Docents help with?
Primarily, Junior Docents help with the Summer Camp program. They serve as “camp counselors” by helping with crafts, tours and all other camp activities. Junior Docents also assist with a variety of events throughout the year – Annual Easter Celebration, Night at the Museum Halloween event and Holidays in the Rotunda.
Junior Docent Application