Each summer, teens from Hernando County join the volunteer team at Hernando Historical Museums Assoc. and are provided special training. Approved as a Bright Future Volunteer Location, Hernando Historical Museum Assoc. encourages High School Students to learn about local and Florida History by participating in many programs.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:
- Junior Docent Tour Guides
- Museum Greeters
- Grounds Assistants
- Special Event Assistants
JUNIOR DOCENT TOUR GUIDE: Are you curious or interested in historic houses and Florida History? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and passion with others? Then join our docents at any of our three museums, May Stringer House, 1885 Train Depot or Countryman Family One Room School and welcome visitors to our historic buildings. Engage guests in conversation about community life, architectural styles, artifacts and more. One on one training and mentoring by experienced volunteers is provided.
MUSEUM GREETERS: Meet school groups, tours and visitors, provide tour information, help guests and answer questions within each house.
GROUNDS ASSISTANTS: Do you love gardening and outdoor maintenance? Help keep our museums pathways, porches and walkways clear of debris and provide upkeep to planting around the house. May Stringer house volunteers will provide interesting info on growing gardens in Florida.
If you would like to apply for the scholarship, please let us know. Print and fill out an application. Then mail it or drop it off at one of the museums.
Hernando Historical Museum Association
66 Russell Street
Brooksville, FL 34601
Click here to download the Bright Futures Scholarships Application