The docents and volunteers at the National Hispanic Cultural Center play a key role in the public events and daily operations of the Center. The programs, thenumber of visitors and the diversity of events are growing everyday at NHCC. We rely on our enthusiastic and trained volunteers to help us provide engaging andeducational experiences to all of our visitors.

Please join us at the National Hispanic Cultural Center – your time and talent can be a great gift to NHCC as we celebrate Hispanic Culture.


Volunteers are individuals who believe in the mission of NHCC and who are willing to help with some of the tasks of daily operation, special events or special projects. Volunteers may help with greeting visitors at special events, providing clerical support, setting up for events, assisting with large mailings, or helping with special projects. General volunteers participate in initial training about NHCC and the facilities, but are not required to attend specialized, ongoing training.


Docents are trained, professionsl volunteers who guide visitors to greater understanding. Docents are prepared through free, ongoing training to teach visitors about the exhibitions and resources of NHCC. Docents are the teaching force of NHCC, and it has docents in the Art Museum, Library and Genealogical Research areas.

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2013 Docent and Volunteer Events