2021 Rock Ledge Ranch Adult Docents & Volunteers Application


Event Description:

Volunteer at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site!

Historic Site Docents

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site is currently recruiting energetic individuals to serve as volunteer Historic Site Docents. We are looking for volunteers that:

  • Love history!
  • Want to give back to their community and educate visitors from all over the world about the history of the Pikes Peak region
  • Enjoy working and interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Are excited to learn new things and share their knowledge with others
  • Can easily adapt and enjoy a varying paced environment
  • Are flexible and open to feedback as they learn new things

Historic Site Docents wear period clothing, guide tours, and demonstrates historic duties, such as cooking, and crafts. An interview and training will be conducted about Rock Ledge Ranch historyGenerally, docents serve one to two times per week in the summer, and during Special Events throughout the year. Shifts are 4 hours; however, we will work with your schedule.


Available historic sites: 

All Rock Ledge Ranch Volunteers are required to interview, submit for a background check, and attend training. When placing new docents, the museum considers interests, skills, availability to determine if the role is the best fit for the prospective docent and vice versa.


We are currently recruiting guides for the April and October and School Programs. This is a 2-4 hour commitment, available Wednesdays- Fridays for 3 weeks. No formal training required. We’ll give you the schedule, and you keep the interpreters and you your group on track.


Volunteers assist with special event activities (vary per event). From taking tickets, greeting visitors, pie and lemonade sales, helping in the office, and more! All shifts are 4 hours during the event and assigned in pairs.


Help fellow gardening volunteers keep-up with the weeds in the Orchard House Garden. This is a maintenance project.


Become a member of the Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Docent and Volunteer Program today!

Event Start Date/Time: Sat, Jan 2, 2021 8:00 AM
Event End Date/Time: Mon, May 3, 2021 12:00 AM
Volunteers Needed:
Event Meeting Location: Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

3105 Gateway Road,
Colorado Springs, CO 80904

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Event Organizer: Andrea Tappan

Event Category:
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site