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Volunteer Information Session
July 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm$40
We add volunteers to our team throughout the year but push to get a new class started every fall so they can experience the start of the tour season. If you are able, please attend one of the one-hour information sessions. We will provide more details about the volunteering experience and answer questions.
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- Tampa Bay History Center Education Department (Docent, Gallery Guide, Community Outreach Speaker, Special Events, Special Projects)
- Chinsegut Hill Historic Site (Docent, Greeter)
- Teens (age 15 & up)
- Collections Department (limited availability)
- Administration (limited availability)
- Marketing Department (writing projects only)
You’ll enjoy chances to share the love of Tampa Bay history with other enthusiasts and museum guests; free admission for volunteers & their guests (up to 9 guests at a time), appreciation events, volunteer newsletter, membership discount in the store, and Columbia Restaurant.
Education Volunteer Training
Annual history and skills training in late September and ad hoc training throughout the year. Volunteer training includes on-site training sessions, “shadowing” experienced volunteers, and self-study.
Must have curiosity and willingness to learn local history. Must have physical and mental agility to work two hours at a time.
At least 6 hours per month to maintain active status, except for special events, which might be ‘as needed.’
$40 background check fee
The history center is open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
**Galleries are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
College Student: $14.95
Senior (60+): $14.95
Child (0-6): Free
**First responders and veterans may receive discounted admission at Visitor Services.
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