.The Air Force Memorial vision is, "Exalting Aerospace Pioneers; Honoring Those Who Serve; Beckoning Those Who Will." This vision is executed through perpetuating the advancement of aerospace history and its future and presenting the Air Force story to the American people. The key factor to presenting the Air Force story is our Docent volunteers at the Air Force Memorial. Docents are trained to tell the story of the Air Force in broad terms and answer questions during tours of the Memorial.
We are currently seeking individuals interested in serving as Air Force Memorial Docents. Training and uniform will be provided to the volunteer free of charge. If you are interested in volunteering after reviewing the description below, please submit an application by clicking Here.
Docent Position Description
Work Schedule: Four to eight-hour shifts, at least once per month during Spring/Summer, and as needed during Winter months.
Position Description Title: Air Force Memorial Docent Volunteer
The Air Force Memorial Docent Volunteer works under the guidance of the AFM Events & Outreach Coordinator, representing the United States Air Force Memorial to both the American people and foreign visitors. The Docent serves as an expert guide, providing information on the Memorial and the surrounding local area to the 300k+ annual visitors to the Memorial. Docents also assist the AFM Staff with other programs to include Memorial flag flying and basic clerical duties.
The Air Force Memorial Docent Volunteer’s duties include, but are not limited to:
Conditions of Employment
Physical Demands: This position involves periods of standing while providing presentations, as well as walking the three acres of land the Memorial is situated on. Applicant should be able to stand for at least two hours during the busiest days of the year.
The work environment is primary outside at the Air Force Memorial, with facilities provided during inclement weather and for other safety concerns.