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Jamestown SettlementYorktown Victory CenterWilliamsburg, VA 23187


Volunteer costumed interpreters are currently needed seven days a week at Jamestown Settlement or the Yorktown Victory Center for the following shifts - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. or 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
The costumed interpreter is responsible for:
-Greeting, orienting, and assisting visitors with information on scheduled demonstrations, tours, and on-going activities within the site
-Presenting and/or assisting with hands-on activities appropriate to site as trained
-Maintain tools, equipment, reproduction objects and costume as instructed
-Work in costume or professional dress as appropriate to assigned duties
-Other duties as assigned

The Foundation offers a comprehensive staff training program that includes lectures, tours, demonstrations, and skills training that amply equip volunteers for any role they choose. In return for donating their time, the Foundation's core volunteers receive complementary admission to Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center for themselves and their family; 20% discount at the Foundation's museum gift shops; 50% discount at the Jamestown Settlement Cafe, and other benefits. For information about volunteer opportunities, call 757-253-4034 .


  • Public Speaking
  • General Education
  • History
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 16 hours/month
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