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Volunteer Orientation and Training

The Alliance has compiled this set of volunteer orientation and training resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Alliance Resources

Sample Documents

Tier 3 museum members can access a number of sample volunteer handbooks.


Other Resources

Developing Volunteer Orientation Programs

Community Tool Box supplies a resource on creating and running volunteer orientation programs.

Training Docents

Museum-Ed offers resources for training docents and interns. Included are docent program guidelines; sample job descriptions for docents, guides, and interpreters; sample evaluation forms for docents, guides, and interpreters; a sample recruitment brochure; sample evaluation forms; and a sample recruitment letter.

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