The Friends have enriching and fun opportunities for volunteers. Some activities are seasonal, and all include training. If you are interested in joining our team, please contact our Program Manager at 650.851.2660 or email.

Carriage Room Museum Docent

The Museum, located within the working Folger Stable, highlights the history of the estate property, and the importance of the horse in Western American culture. Docents greet visitors, answer questions, point out areas of interest in the displays, and share any insights they have about the facility or the history of the area.

Museum hours are 12:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Folger School Group Docent

Docents assist with the San Mateo County Historical Association’s field trips to the Historic District in Wunderlich Park. Docents introduce students to the Carriage Room Museum and guide them in a series of hands-on activities including: peeling and pressing apples, leather stamping, building a "rock" wall, and cleaning tack and saddling a life-sized model horse.

Shifts are during the school year, one Wednesday or Friday per month 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (approximately three hours/month).

Nature Hikes with the Friends Docents

DocentsSome of our Huddart Park Nature Hike docentsOur hiking program serves more than 900 K-4th grade students each year. Docents guide students on a 1-3 mile hike, leading them through the various ecosystems and exploring the local flora and fauna, talking about Ohlone culture and local history. For some trips docents lead hands-on activities with small groups of students to learn about local predators and prey, birds and nesting, and more. Shifts are on various days during Fall and Spring, from 9:20 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Click here to learn more.

Meet a Mini Horse Ambassador

Introduce children, families and park visitors to a mini horse. You'll teach visitors how to groom, feed and walk a mini horse. This program is fun and easy to learn. Hours are flexible depending on scheduling.

Contact us

Friends of
Huddart and Wunderlich Parks
P.O. Box 620767
Woodside, CA 94062

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