Hancock Shaker Village offers a great atmosphere, expert training and employee discounts.
TEAM MEMBERS needed for the 2016 season, April 16 to October 30
Facilities – Assist maintenance with upkeep of grounds, buildings, garden, and event set up, including but not limited to painting, mowing, garden care and visitor safety.
Interpreter – Bring the Shaker story to life for our audience of visitors with talks, tours, and hands-on demonstrations. Must have strong people skills, experience with public speaking and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Background in history, architecture, religion, and/or material culture a plus. Training and support provided. Flexible schedule, with some weekends and holidays required.
Visitor Services – Engage visitors at our Ticket Desk and in the Village Store. Experience with computers, retail sales, and e-commerce a plus. Flexible schedule; training and support provided.
All applicants must enjoy working with the public and be team players. Weekend hours may be required. Respond with cover letter, resume and three employment references to Leslie Pizani, Human Resources Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by regular mail to Leslie Pizani, Human Resources Manager, Hancock Shaker Village, P.O. Box 927, Pittsfield, MA 01202. Include the job title of interest in the subject line.
Transcribe an original manuscript, learn to catalog artifacts, or interpret Shaker life and practices — Hancock Shaker Village offers supervised, structured internships for qualified students and others pursuing a career in the museum profession. Contact Lesley Herzberg, HSV Curator, at 413.443.0188 x 232, for information.