Become a docent

We need good story tellers to educate 4th graders about the Old Mission! Just bring your enthusiasm for people, history and warm Franciscan Hospitality. Join a dedicated team of men and women at Old Mission San Luis Rey who volunteer their time to educate visitors about early California history and the Mission Era.

TRAINING IS COMPLETED IN JUST 4 SESSIONS!

As a docent, you will:

  • Learn the past history and living story of Old Mission San Luis Rey
  • Welcome visitors from all over the world to the doors of this historical landmark
  • Conduct regularly scheduled public tours
  • Instruct school children on the importance of the Missions in early California history
  • Lead specialized tours on Mission art and architecture
  • Increase your knowledge through ongoing educational programs
  • Share in the camaraderie of talented volunteer docents

Prospective docents will complete a four-session educational program. (Ability to tell a good story, walk on uneven terrain + stairs required). To apply for a place in our upcoming Fall program, please contact Christie Sahhar at christie@sanluisrey.org or call (760) 757-3651 x170.

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