Historical Interpreter - The Old Manse


(42.46832,-71.34917)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

269 Monument St.Concord, MA 01742

About

Overview
The Trustees of Reservations is looking for knowledgeable dedicated people to interact with visitors at The Old Manse in Concord. Volunteers will lead dynamic house tours, help visitors pick out books and merchandise and explain the benefits of becoming a member of the Trustees.

You will have the opportunity to learn from our experienced staff at one of our most exciting historic properties. You will also have the freedom to develop innovative programs and even conduct research in an area of particular interest to you. This experience can be tailored to your passions.

Responsibilities

  • Educate visitors and school groups through dynamic and individualized tours of the Old Manse house and attic.
  • Engage visitors and promote sales at the specialty bookstore
  • Process ticket sale transactions
  • Promote and process Trustees memberships

Qualification

  • Knowledge of and passion for American history, literature and/or philosophy
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Experience working with diverse audiences
  • Experience in education or interpretation and/or an undergraduate degree in American studies, English, history or literature, preferred but not required

Time Commitment

Flexible, time commitment to be negotiated

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Research
  • History
  • Anthropology

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible, time commitment to be negotiated
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