Become a Museum Educator
Teach children about the American Revolution and the founding of our nation! Museum Educator opportunities are available during the months of May, June, September and October and also during the off-season for special events.
Museum Educator Description
The American Independence Museum seeks volunteer Museum Educators to work at its Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern in Exeter, New Hampshire. Museum Educators will work with school groups of different ages, presenting hands-on educational programs at the museum. Educators may also have the opportunity to assist with public events, such as the American Independence Festival. Education programs take place on Wednesdays and Fridays during the months of May, June, September and October. Museum Educators are needed for both full-day and half-day programs.
Applicant should have experience working with children, have an interest in history, and be comfortable with presenting historical information to groups of children of varying ages. Applicant needs to be able to walk between our two buildings, ascend and descend stairs, and stand for at least 90 minutes at a time. Applicant must be over the age of 18. No experience necessary, training will be provided during orientation scheduled in early April. Please submit application to firstname.lastname@example.org . For information, visit: www.independencemuseum.org
The American Independence Museum
Opened to the public in 1991, the American Independence Museum includes the 1721 Ladd-Gilman House, a National Landmark property, and the Folsom Tavern, built in 1775. The museum chronicles the pivotal role of the Town of Exeter and the Ladd and Gilman families in the nation’s founding, as well as the origins of the NH Society of the Cincinnati. The museum's permanent collection of documents includes an original Dunlap Broadside of the Declaration of Independence and early drafts of the U.S. Constitution.
- Public Speaking
- People Skills
- Teaching / Instruction
Good Match For
Kids Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training