The California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park are looking for volunteers to become docents, tour guides or provide other assistance at various Old Sac venues. Volunteer training begins Feb. 19, but interested persons must apply and be interviewed in advance. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 21.
You don't have to be a history expert to become a volunteer. Just a commitment to participate in training and to a minimum of 84 hours of volunteer work a year. Perks include free parking while on duty, the annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet and complimentary Museum membership.
Consult the museum's web site for more information, or contact the Museum's Volunteer Training Coordinator at (916) 324-7593.
Sutter's Fort is also recruiting adult volunteers to become docents or to work behind-the-scenes at the museum. Training begins Feb. 19 and interested persons are asked to submit applications by Jan. 21. Download an application form at the State Historic Parks web site. Call (916) 324-0040 for more information.
PHOTO CREDIT: A California State Railroad Museum docent speaking with school children. Capital District Museums.