We are hiring: Museum Interpreter (Tour Guide)

Museum Interpreter (Tour Guide)

Classification: Part-time (Temporary)

Reports to: Executive Director

Email: director@shakermuseum.com

No phone calls, please.

Position Summary:

Present information about Shaker history, community, and religion to visitors through tours of national historic site and exhibitions.
Interpret the Enfield Shaker site.
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.

Physical demands:

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.
Competency requirements
Ability to engage audiences

Focus on quality in all aspects of work
Team effectiveness

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.