Volunteer Museum Educators
Become a Breman Volunteer Museum Educator (VME)
Volunteer Museum Educators are docents who guide groups of students and adults through The Breman's galleries, helping them learn the stories behind the photographs and objects.
Are you looking for a new challenge?
Are you interested in Jewish history?
Do you enjoy learning in an interactive group environment?
Do you want to make a difference?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our corps of Breman Volunteer Museum Educators
The next VME training course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 - 3 p.m. beginning August 16th and continuing for five weeks on the followign days: August 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and September 1, 6, 8, 13, 15.
It is highly recommended that Docent Candidates attend The Breman's Birnbaum Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust, June 12 - 17, 2011.
- Attending the training sessions and demonstrating a thorough knowledge of the course material (25 hours (absences must be made up on an individual basis)
- A commitment to guide at least one tour a month (12 a year)
- Availability to attend VME meetings, usually held one Thursday afternoon a month.
All interested applicants must contact Lili Baxter by e-mail or (404) 870-1872
You will become proficient in leading groups through both the Holocaust and Heritage Galleries and you will be making a difference!
Training classes are offered periodically at the Breman to teach museum educator candidates all the "inside" information about the Breman's galleries and special exhibitions so that they will be able to lead exciting, engaging tours for school groups and adults.
Opportunities to shadow tours are available for those who may want to get more of an idea about what's involved before applying.
For more information, please contact Dr. Liliane Kshensky Baxter at 404-870-1872 or by e-mail.
Sara Ghitis (far right) giving a tour to a group of educators.