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9/11 Memorial Docent Finds Healing in Volunteering

Sonia Agron, a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent, shows a visitor the virtual interactive for the Last Column in Foundation Hall. Sonia Agron, a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent, shows a visitor the virtual interactive for the Last Column in Foundation Hall.

A lifelong New York resident Sonia Agron volunteers as a 9/11 Memorial Museum docent years after volunteering as a recovery worker at ground zero after 9/11.  Read more »

Volunteer at the Memorial and Museum This Summer

A 9/11 Memorial Museum volunteer assists visitors on the plaza. (Photo: Amy Dreher) A 9/11 Memorial Museum volunteer assists visitors on the plaza. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Students ages 16 and up can volunteer at the 9/11 Memorial Museum this summer as either a visitor services volunteer or a retail greeter.  Read more »

Museum Honors National Volunteer Week

(Photo: Amy Dreher) (Photo: Amy Dreher)

The 9/11 Memorial will honor National Volunteer Week with an information table on the Memorial plaza, live talks given by Museum docents and special activities for our volunteers.  Read more »

Make a Difference by Volunteering at the Museum

A volunteer assists a woman on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. (Photo: Amy Dreher) A volunteer assists a woman on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Volunteering at the 9/11 Memorial Museum can be a meaningful experience for those who want to make a difference in somebody else’s life.  Read more »

Volunteer Combines Experience as a Librarian, Museum Docent

Candace Stuart says the opening of the museum was one of the highlights of her experience as a docent. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Candace Stuart says the opening of the museum was one of the highlights of her experience as a docent. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Candace Stuart was a member of the first class of museum docents in January of 2014 and became a volunteer when the museum first opened in May. She continued in the program throughout the year.  Read more »

Volunteer Expresses Pride in Working at Museum

Mark Morrow, who joined the volunteer program this past June, assists museum visitors. (Photo: Deena Farrell) Mark Morrow, who joined the volunteer program this past June, assists museum visitors. (Photo: Deena Farrell)

For Mark Morrow, volunteering is a rewarding and eye-opening experience.  Read more »

Docent Highlights Compassion, Commemoration at Museum

Maria Jaffe, a participant in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's docent program, gives a tour to museum visitors. (Photo: Deena Farrell) Maria Jaffe, a participant in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's docent program, gives a tour to museum visitors. (Photo: Deena Farrell)

For 9/11 Memorial Museum docent Maria Jaffe, volunteering is her way of honoring the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11.  Read more »

Students Volunteer to Clean Up Memorial Plaza

Students from Xaverian High School in Brooklyn volunteered to clean up the memorial plaza on Oct. 25. (Photo: Amy Dreher) Students from Xaverian High School in Brooklyn volunteered to clean up the memorial plaza on Oct. 25. (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Thirteen students from Xaverian High School in Brooklyn, along with two from Millennium High School in lower Manhattan, volunteered their time on Saturday morning cleaning up the 9/11 Memorial plaza.  Read more »

9/11 Eyewitness Takes Time to Volunteer at Memorial

Volunteer Angel Caballero helps visitors outside of the museum's showing of "Rebirth at Ground Zero." (Photo: 9/11 Museum Staff) Volunteer Angel Caballero helps visitors outside of the museum's showing of "Rebirth at Ground Zero." (Photo: 9/11 Museum Staff)

Angel Caballero is one of 245 people who volunteer as either visitor services hosts or museum docents. He was near the World Trade Center on 9/11 and was an eyewitness to the attacks.  Read more »

9/11 Day Honors Through Volunteering

9/11 Memorial volunteer Mark Eisen stands in Times Square for 9/11 Day’s “I Will” campaign. (Photo courtesy 9/11 Day) 9/11 Memorial volunteer Mark Eisen stands in Times Square for 9/11 Day’s “I Will” campaign. (Photo courtesy 9/11 Day)

Nonprofit encourages people to “do something good” in their community.  Read more »