OJMCHE Docent Application - Fall 2019
Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in becoming a docent for the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education. Docents are a critical part of our mission at OJMCHE and help thousands of visitors engage with museum content each year.
There are two types of docents at OJMCHE: Museum docents and Memorial docents.

All OJMCHE docents participate in free 20 hour training that prepare them to:
• Connect with learners of all ages

• Facilitate dialogue-based, conversation style tours 

• Engage visitors one-on-one as a floating docent
• Help visitors interpret the role of artifacts and/or memorials based on both history and personal experience
• Develop a sense of camaraderie and teamwork with fellow docents

All OJMCHE Museum Docents In-Training will be expected to:
• Submit to a background check as part of the docent intake process

• Commit to serving as a docent for one year from the beginning of the training cycle
• Participate in ongoing review processes including self-evaluation and feedback from Education staff

• Represent OJMCHE by upholding our organizational mission adhering to volunteer codes of conduct and Safer
Spaces Guidelines

OJMCHE Museum Docents
The deadline for submitting completed applications is Sunday, December 8, 2019.

We look forward to receiving your application. Sincerely,
OJMCHE Education Department
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Availability: Please check off your general availability below. You are not required to be available at these times; this just helps us know when you are free.
OJMCHE docents are expected to arrive on-site and be ready to lead a tour at least 20 minutes prior to visiting groups’ scheduled arrival at the museum’s location at 724 NW Davis Street or the memorial (97205 SW Washington Way, Portland, OR 97205). Will timely transportation to this location pose a difficulty for you? *
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What interests you in becoming a docent at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education at this time? *
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What do you expect will be the biggest challenge of being a docent for OJMCHE? *
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We encourage every docent to bring their own personality to a tour, and we strive to offer tours that are primarily dialogue-based rather than lecture-style. How would you describe your personality and communication style? *
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