Assist in organizing and maintaining the Hill House museum for the general public. A caretaker will work together with the Executive Director and Curator to make the house presentable to visitors as well as help set up for BHS sponsored events.
Assist in maintaining the Hill House by providing general cleaning, like dusting and sweeping along with occasional organizing of objects
Help set up for BHS events located at the Hill House as needed
Help prepare museum artifacts for display
Opportunity to staff BHS events
Caretakers are required to attend an orientation course at the BHS. Courses are regularly scheduled and will last approximately an hour.
Caretakers will be supplied with information regarding the Hill House and its history and are encouraged to ask staff for help at any time. In addition, caretakers will be shown how to operate the digitized collection.
Caretakers are asked to be available for at least one shift a week.
Caretaker shift target length varies depending on duties, but is a max of three hours each.
Shifts can be scheduled from Monday-Saturday, 10am to 4pm
Location: Thomas A. Hill House
Qualifications and Skills
Reliable and punctual
Knowledge of or willingness to learn about proper museum care
Able to work independently
Attention to detail
Be comfortable on ladders
The ability to lift 30lbs unassisted.
Free admission to Thomas A. Hill House museum
Access to the museum’s resources and collection as well as learning materials
Free entrance to BHS events
15% discount on gift store purchases
After 100 hours of service, a free one-year membership to Bangor Historical Society