58 North Road, East Windsor, CT

Museum Docent

Location: 58 North Road, East Windsor, Connecticut
Staff Type: Volunteer
Job Type: Part-Time, Regular
Department: Railway Operations
Reports To: Operations Manager
Posted: 2/20/2022
Closing: Continuous

Share the history of our collection and the impact of trolleys in society with our guests. The museum is open weekends in the spring, fall, and winter and Tuesday-Sunday through the summer.

All applicants are subject to an interview and/or a background check.


  • Adhere to Connecticut Trolley Museum policies and procedures while facilitating a safe, positive, and engaging experience for museum visitors during regular visitation, public programming, and private events.
  • Facilitate visitor engagement, connecting visitors to the Connecticut Trolley Museum's collections and encouraging visitors to explore and discover.
  • Provide formal and informal interactive learning opportunities that create meaning and relevance to audiences of all ages.
  • Volunteers must ensure their hours of service are recorded.


  • Ability to communicate effectively and articulately
  • Be or become a member of the Connecticut Electric Railway Association, Inc.


  • Receives supervision from Railway Operations Manager
  • Contact with Museum employees, volunteers and management.
  • Contact with visitors.


  • Frequent stepping on and off historic railway equipment and occasional walking on uneven surfaces in all types of weather.

Volunteer Application

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Connecticut Trolley Museum