Welcoming New Docents!

Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Love the Newburgh Museum? Want to make new friends? Then consider becoming a Docent!

  • Lead tours and educational programs for children and adults
  • Learn more about the Museum’s collections
  • Have access to special learning opportunities
  • Make life-long friends
  • No experience in education is necessary
  • All Docents receive comprehensive training before leading their first tour.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist visitors to museum one business day per month on a Fri or Sat 11 am–3pm  (4 or 2 hr shift)
  • Assist with annual Elementary School tours in fall and spring.
  • Assist periodically with small adult group tours to museum.
  • Assist with various fundraising events (Antique Market, Yard Sale, Golf Scramble).
  • Help set up/tear down exhibits
  • Help with occasional light cleaning of museum display cases
  • Carpenter work and artistic arrangement of exhibits

All Docents must be 18+ years old and pass a criminal background check. Younger than 18 years and looking to volunteer? Contact us for our other volunteer options – president@newburghmuseum.org


Email president@newburghmuseum.org or call (812) 853-5045!