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Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:00 AM - Sat Nov 25, 2017 04:00 PM


American Independence MuseumOne Governor's LaneExeter, NH 03833

One of our volunteers, David speaking with a visitor at our annual Independence Festival.


Shop Associate

Are you a "people person"? Consider working in our Museum Shop, greeting visitors, and selling admission tickets, memberships and merchandise. This job includes operating a cash register and credit card machine. Between visitors help keep the shop stocked and tidy.

Volunteer Shop Associate Job Description

The American Independence Museum seeks Volunteer Shop Associates to work at its Ladd-Gilman House and Folsom Tavern in Exeter, New Hampshire. Shop Associates will spend most of their time in the Ladd-Gilman House Gift Shop. Daily activities include selling tickets and merchandise, restocking, selling membership, and assisting with daily museum operations including opening and closing of the museum and opportunities to help at select events throughout the year. The museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday between 10am and 4pm. Guiding for the Museum requires a standing commitment of at least 4 hours per week and a time commitment of at least 6 weeks during our open season of the beginning of May to the end of November.

No experience necessary, though familiarity with computers is a plus. Training on Museum’s marketing program will be provided during orientation scheduled in early April. Please submit application to rpassannante@independencemuseum.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.


  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Transactions
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 1 day a week, from 10am to 4pm.

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