Calling all Volunteers | New Docent Class at Channel Islands Maritime Museum to Begin March 4th 2019

Oxnard, CA – Nestled on the coast of Southern California, in Ventura County, supported by a vibrant community of art aficionados, a steady, year-round influx of art seekers from the area, and tourists from around the world, Channel Islands Maritime Museum is perfectly poised to bring vibrant and innovative art to the forefront of the local art scene. Discover the Maritime Museum as a volunteer. Located at Oxnard’s beautiful harbor on California’s Gold Coast, 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard, CA 93035. Rotating contemporary exhibits and displays enhance the permanent collection.

Next training class begins Monday, March 4, 2019 and runs for 8 consecutive Mondays from 10 am to noon at CIMM and ends April 22, 2019. Enrollment for the class ends on Friday, February 22, 2019.

Educational children’s programs, monthly Speakers Series, maritime-related activities and breathtaking harbor views await the volunteers.  Active volunteers are trained to know the collection, understand the Museum’s organizational structure and have an overview of the Museum’s activities and programs.

Additional “On-the-Job” training is scheduled independently. Volunteers serve as Floor Docents/Tour Guides, and as Reception Desk/Admission Personnel. The classes also provide the background to serve the Museum in a variety of the organization’s activities.

All volunteers are required to join the Museum as members. Volunteers agree to complete a minimum of six hours of service per month and a minimum of 72 hours a year.

Linda Cody, Volunteer Training Coordinator, will be conducting the classes. To register, 805-984-6260, or The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is located in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor at 3900 Bluefin Circle.

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is open M/Th-Sat 10-4pm, Sun 12-4PM and closed Tues and Wed for group tours and private member events, also, closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Located in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor at 3900 Bluefin Circle. Explore galleries full of rare and beautiful maritime paintings dating back to the 1600’s, more than sixty world-class models of historic ships, rotating thematic fine arts exhibitions, and interactive exhibits that encourage visitors to expand their horizons about everything maritime. Museum entry is free for members and children under 6, $7 adults, $5 seniors/military, $3 children (ages 6-17), and free on the third Thursday of the month. Info: or (805) 984-6260.   

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