Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum



Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities at Dominguez Rancho

Support the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum by joining our volunteer family. Each of the five different areas offer wonderful opportunities to learn about the Rancho, share history with the public, and interact with a fantastic volunteer group. Volunteer hours are available Tuesday through Saturday. There is a volunteer opportunity for every schedule and interest. All volunteer positions include training and supervision by museum staff.

Volunteers receive:

  • 10% Discount in the Museum Gift Shop
  • 10% Discount to Events
  • Volunteer Summer BBQ and Winter End of Year Party
  • Quarterly Volunteer Newsletter
  • Access to the Volunteer Section on the Museum’s Facebook Page
  • And More

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

Public Tour Docents: Public Tour Docents conduct museum tours for drop-in visitors of all ages and for scheduled group tours of all types. Docents present the story of the Rancho San Pedro, the Dominguez family, and the 1910 International Aviation Meet within the context of Southern California development. Tours are given the first Thursday and Friday of each month and every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm.

School Tour Docents: School Tour Docents conduct museum tours for classes from third grade to adult. School tours are interactive in nature and include a question and answer format and activities to engage students and promote learning. Tours are scheduled Tuesday through Friday from 9:30am to 11:30am.

Curatorial/Conservation Volunteers: Curatorial/Conservation volunteers assist museum staff in research projects, conservation of the collections, and the inventory and cataloging of the collections. Specific and ongoing training in both collections care and conservation is provided by museum staff.

Administrative Volunteers: Administrative volunteers provide clerical assistance for museum staff in a variety of ways in the museum. Volunteers assist with special event mailings, quarterly newsletters, phone assistance and special projects. Specific and ongoing training is provided by museum staff.

Special Event Volunteers: Special event volunteers work with museum staff in creating, managing and setting up small and large special events ranging from craft activities on Sundays for children to large events for the public.

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Please fill out the volunteer application form and either mail, fax or send via email. For further information on any of the five volunteer positions, please call at (310) 603-0088 or email us via the contact form. We look forward to hearing from you and sharing this exciting experience.


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  • Upcoming Events

    Sep
    30
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    Oct
    7
    Sat
    10:00 am Battle of Dominguez Hill: 2017 @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Battle of Dominguez Hill: 2017 @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm
    Join us as we commemorate another year of a historic battle that was fought here in the property of the Dominguez; The Battle of Dominguez Hills also know as the Battle of the Old Woman’s[...]
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    Oct
    14
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    1:00 pm Dia de los Muertos Workshop 2017 @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Dia de los Muertos Workshop 2017 @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Join us either day for a fun and educational workshop!!!
    Oct
    15
    Sun
    8:00 am Battle of Dominguez Hill: 2017 @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Battle of Dominguez Hill: 2017 @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Oct 15 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Join us as we commemorate another year of a historic battle that was fought here in the property of the Dominguez; The Battle of Dominguez Hills also know as the Battle of the Old Woman’s[...]
    Oct
    21
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    Oct
    28
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
  • Blog

  • Tours

    Guided Tours of the Adobe Museum are Offered (Adobe is only open for guided tours):
    • First Thursday and Friday of Each Month
    • Every Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday
    • Tours are at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
    • No Reservations Needed for Parties Under 10
    • Tours del adobe están disponibles en español el segundo domingo de cada mes
    • Adobe tours available in Spanish the 2nd Sunday of each month
  • Sponsors

    Watson Land Company

    The Carson Companies

    Norris Foundation

    Lantz Foundation

    Murphy Foundation

    Waste Management

    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

    Post Alarm Systems

  • Friends of Rancho San Pedro

    Board of Directors
    • Mr. William Barger
    • Mr. Tom Huston
    • Brother Rene Lepage, C.M.F.
    • Mr. Manny Marrero
    • Father Frank Ferrante, C.M.F
    • Mr. John F. Watkins
    Honorary Member
    • Rev. Patrick J. McPolin, C.M.F.

  • Social Networking

  • Experience LA Don Manuel Dominguez
  • Useful Links


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