- Organization: Andover Historical Society
- Causes: Educational, Kids
- Date(s): Mornings 9:00-11:30, April 24-June 22, 2013.
- Contact person: Debbie DeSmet
- Phone: 978-475-2236
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: andoverhistorical.org/?page_id=18
The Andover Historical Society is looking for volunteer guides to assist with the annual school program. Over 600 third and fifth grade students visit the Andover Historical Society throughout May and June requiring a large crew of volunteers to lead fun and interactive activities based on life in the 1820s. Andover at Work in the 1820s runs almost daily May 1st – June 22nd from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Andover at Work in the 1820s is a flexible volunteer opportunity for people who enjoy working with children and have an interest in local history. Volunteers for Andover at Work in the 1820s will receive thorough training on either April 24 or 25 and opportunities for continued learning. For questions regarding becoming a volunteer for the school program Andover at Work in the 1820s, contact Museum Educator, Debbie DeSmet at 978-475-2236
The Andover Historical Society is hosting two open house tours for people interested in learning more about volunteering for the annual school program Andover at Work in the 1820s. To learn more about this opportunity, staff at the Historical Society will be hosting tours on March 26th and April 3rd at 10:00 a.m11:00 a.m.
During the open house tours, interested individuals will learn about the volunteer schedule and what takes place during the school program. Andover at Work in the 1820s immerses students and volunteers in the atmosphere of early 19th century Andover, giving them the opportunity to become an historical Andover citizen and engage in activities and occupations of the past through hands-on activities. During Andover at Work in the 1820s, education volunteers teach students how their town worked as a community and how each individual had an integral role in ensuring that the community thrived.