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Docent Recruitment Programme 2017

              
 
Are you interested in history? Do you want to share your insights on history with others? Are you ready to serve the public? 
 
The latest round of Docent Recruitment Programme for the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum and the Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery has been launched. Interested members of the public are welcome to join the training course. Here are the details:
 
Duties:
* Provide docent service for Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, Dr Sun Yat-sen Historical Trail and Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery 
* Assist the museum in running education activities and taking part in docent training
* Attend no fewer than 3 docent sessions a year (docent will receive honorarium for each 1.5 hour session)
 
Entry Requirements:
 
Basic requirements
* Permanent Hong Kong resident aged 18 or above
* Good command of Cantonese; proficiency in English and/or Putonghua is an advantage
* F.6/Matriculation or above, or substantial knowledge of local history
* Enthusiasm in modern Chinese and Hong Kong history, the life of Dr Sun Yat-sen, the history of fire and maritime rescue services in Hong Kong, as well as museum work
* Eagerness to discuss, exchange and share knowledge of and experience in history topics
 
Preferred but non-mandatory qualifications
* Teaching experience (current or past teaching experience in history and humanities subjects)
* University undergraduates/tertiary institute students/graduates in history or the humanities
* Availability on Mondays to Fridays will be an advantage
 
 
 
Application:
* Completed application form, with copies of official transcripts/certificates, should reach the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum by post (7 Castle Road, Mid-Levels, Central, Hong Kong; please mark "Docent Recruitment Programme 2017" on the envelope), via email sysm@lcsd.gov.hk or fax 3580 0548 on or before the application deadline. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. 
* Candidates who are not invited for interview via email within two weeks from the application deadline may presume their applications unsuccessful.
 
 
Application Deadline: 31 August 2017
 
Enquiries: 3580 6780