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2019 Recruitment

Tour Guide

The Voelker Orth Museum seeks individuals who are  interested in working as tour guides during the  Museum’s regular visiting hours Saturdays and/or Sundays, and/or Tuesdays from 1-4pm) and for special events.  Individuals may work one or two afternoons a week or on a fill-in rotation, as the Museum typically maintains a roster of 3 guides.

Tour Guides are the public face of the Voelker Orth Museum, welcoming visitors and introducing them to the museum through a tour of the house (via the period rooms); the garden and temporary exhibitions on view. Tour guides work with individual, family and group visitors

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Reliability and Punctuality
  • Comfortable interacting with diverse public
  • Interest in local history. Capable and interested in building knowledge-base about the family, neighborhood, and the property
  • Able to commit to a minimum of six-months given the training and orientation required for the position

Tour guides are paid $15 per hour.  Position available starting January 2020. Inquire via email: info@vomuseum.org or call the Museum, 718-359-6227. Most of the Museum property is handicapped accessible. However, there are period rooms on the second floor, solely accessible by stairs. The Voelker Orth Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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