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Docent Volunteer Application

This volunteer opportunity offers the individual a 4-month behind-the-scenes training designed to familiarize the volunteer with the breadth and depth of the world's largest library. Classes are held twice weekly each Fall (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Following the classroom presentations, each docent-in-training is expected to take a group on a 45-minute qualifying tour of the Great Hall and Main Reading Room in the Thomas Jefferson Building. Graduation ceremonies are held in December, after which the docent will begin formal duties.

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Volunteer Shift Preferences

As a Volunteer, mark the days and shifts you would prefer:

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