Upcoming Docent Training Information Session:  Thursday, April 25th, 2019, 6-7 PM

Calling all Docents!  If you would like to learn more about a rewarding volunteer experience  at the Allen House and attend one of our upcoming docent training sessions, please contact Amy.Reep@rampant-rattlesnake.flywheelsites.com or fill out the form below.

Areas of need:

Tour Docents:  lead one, two or three hour tours for guests during regular public tour times and also private tours on other days. (Public tours are Wednesday-Saturday.)

Room Chaperone:  docents attend a particular room withing the Allen House during special events and open houses.  You would be responsible for educating guests about the particular room you are in and also answering general guest questions.  Provide crowd control to protect the house and all it’s important belongings.

Gift Shop Clerks:  Volunteers in the gift shop greet all visitors and assist with general questions.  They are responsible for merchandise sales, ticket sales and assist the Gift Shop supervisor in all facets.  The gift shop is open during all public tours and special events.

Special Events:

Setup/Teardown:  Volunteers make special events happen!  Includes setting up tables, chairs, IT equipment, etc.  Must be able to navigate stairs and carry up to 20 lbs.


Newsletter:  Volunteers gather information and write articles to be included in our quarterly newsletter.  Event photos are also needed.

Clerical:  Assist the staff with mailings, library inventory and miscellaneous office work.

Holiday Decorating:

Work with Committee to decorate the home the first week of November and then remove decor the second week of January.


Volunteers help clean the house weekly.  Regular cleaning days are either Tuesday or Wednesday.

Become a Volunteer

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please fill out the form below, and someone will contact you soon to discuss available opportunities.

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