West Des Moines Historical Society Docent Application

Docents are public-facing tour guides who provide visitors with a unique historical experience. Guided tours are offered weekly on Friday and Sunday, and private, group and school tours are scheduled by appointment year-round. Docents must be able to walk and talk for up to 90 minutes per tour and create a safe learning environment for our visitors while upholding the rules and policies of the West Des Moines Historical Society.

Docents are independent contractors and are paid $25 per tour. Successful candidates must be available to work Sundays, and weekday availability is a plus.

Please complete the form and submit to be considered for this position.

Docent Application

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