Museum Interpreter (Tour Guide)
Classification: Part-time (Temporary)
Reports to: Executive Director
No phone calls, please.
Present scripted information about Shaker history, community, and religion to visitors through tours of national historic site and exhibitions.
Interpret the Enfield Shaker site and the presence of the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette.
Perform and adhere to opening and closing procedures and light maintenance.
Treat all visitors with respect, dignity, and kindness.
Assist in Museum gift shop when necessary.
Secondary responsibilities (allowing for time and funding), assist with light routine building maintenance and grounds care; assist in Museum gift shop.
Must be able to work weekends between May and October.
Ability to lift 20 to 30 lbs.
Ability to stand for long periods.
High school diploma or GED equivalent required; college degree desirable.
Experience in museum studies, public history, historic preservation desirable.
Ability to engage audiences
Focus on quality in all aspects of work
Hours: Part-time, seasonal, flexible schedule (but must be able to work some weekends), no benefits.
Wages: $11.00-$13.00/hour, depending on experience.