Employment Opportunities at Enfield Shaker Museum

Founded in 1986, Enfield Shaker Museum is first and foremost an educational institution–dedicated to preserving and sharing its historic structures, landscape, and Shaker cultural heritage with our multi-generational visitors, members, and the global community.

We’re always looking for talented people to join us. From interpreters to curators, historic housekeepers to administrators, and sales assistants to fundraisers, jobs at Enfield Shaker Museum involve taking care of our visitors, our growing collection, and the organization itself.

We’re committed to equal opportunities and to providing our employees with a work environment free from discrimination in which all can thrive. We recognize and value the benefits of a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. Read our Diversity Statement .

Employment Opportunities – Full Time

Education Coordinator

Enfield Shaker Museum is now accepting applications for a full-time Education Coordinator. To view the job description and to apply please read our Education Coordinator Job Description 2024

Employment Opportunities – Part Time Year-round


More information coming soon.

Historic Housekeeper

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Employment Opportunities – Part Time Seasonal

Retail Shop Sales Associate

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Internship Opportunities

University and college undergraduate and graduate students are invited to fulfill internship credits with hands-on work at Enfield Shaker Museum. The Museum seeks students in Public History, Museum Studies, Historical Archaeology, History, American Studies, History of Religion, Art History, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, and Cultural Heritage Studies, as well as Marketing, Graphic Design, and Library Science.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play an essential role in the operation of Enfield Shaker Museum. Almost 200 volunteers from all across New England help us fulfill our mission through more than 5,000 hours of service annually. Our volunteers bring a variety of skills and interests to the Museum. We’re always looking for help with educational programs, historic preservation, gardening, landscaping, publicity, fundraising events, administrative support, governance, and more! Learn more about becoming a volunteer.

Please send your inquiries to director@shakermuseum.org.