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Docents and Greeters

Greeters welcome visitors to the Museum and provide them with a basic introduction to the Museum and its exhibits. They handle Museum Gift Shop sales, document the number of visitors to the Museum and gather visitor feedback. In addition to providing the services of a greeter, docents introduce visitors to the Museum with a deeper knowledge of the exhibits. They receive training when new exhibits are opened and participate in Exhibit Opening Events.

Training: All volunteers interested in becoming a greeter or a docent are provided with training. Training can be arranged at any time to fit your schedule.

Hours: 4 hours per month.

School Field Trip Docents

If you are a retired school teacher OR have experience working with children we would love to hear from you. Volunteers describe what it was like to live in the San Lorenzo Valley 100 years ago to visiting school-age children.

Training: Training is provided and can be arranged at any time to fit your schedule.

Hours: 2 hours per field trip, 1 – 2 field trips per month. Field trips are scheduled from the end of September to Thanksgiving and from January to mid-June, but not every month has a field trip scheduled.

Grant Writing

We are looking volunteers who are interested in working with our Grant Committee. We would especially welcome anyone with prior experience and particularly those familiar with applying for grants in the non-profit sector.

Hours: Flexible and some work could be done from home.

Ellen Brenna Dougherty

(831) 338-8382

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Office Volunteers

We need people who like working in an office environment and have some MS Word & Excel experience. Volunteers would be helping in the office with data entry, answering the phone, filing, and other tasks.

Training: Training is provided and can be arranged at any time to fit your schedule.

Hours: A minimum of 8 hours per month.

Event Volunteers

We need people who like to give back by helping at an event. Such as one of the following:

1) Redwood Mountain Faire: Volunteers to represent the San Lorenzo Valley Museum at the Redwood Mountain Faire.

2) Fundraising Dinner & Auction: Held in June. Volunteers to help with silent & live auction.

Parade Participants

We need adults and families who LOVE parades!! Volunteers of all ages to walk with the San Lorenzo Valley Museum parade entry at:

1) Felton Remembers Parade: Saturday of the Memorial Weekend. We are looking for owners of classic cars or trucks as drivers, walkers, and bicyclists to represent the Museum.


2) Boulder Creek July 4th Parade: July 4. We are looking for families, classic cars or trucks, walkers, and bicyclists to join our float.


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