Albuquerque Museum and Casa San Ysidro welcome over 100,000 visitors annually and offer guided tours to visitors from varied backgrounds, age levels and abilities.
Trained volunteers, or docents, make these guided experiences possible. Prospective docents should be comfortable speaking in public, enjoy interacting with wide range of people and have a passion for learning and giving back to the community.
Casa San Ysidro
Old Town Walking Tour
What are the Benefits?
Docents are part of a team of museum professionals committed to getting the community engaged in art and history.
Docents received free general admission to the Museum and Casa San Ysidro. They also receive a discount in the Museum Store.
An annual volunteer breakfast and service awards are provided. Social events including luncheons and field trips are offered throughout the year.
How do I Apply?
Apply to the program of your choice by downloading the docent application.
You will be contacted when training for your chosen program is scheduled. A completed background check is also required prior to beginning the training.
To find out more about the docent program at the Albuquerque Museum, call (505) 243-7255 or email [email protected]
For information on the docent program at Casa San Ysidro, call (505) 897-8828 or email [email protected].