HSV brings the Shaker story to life and preserves it for future generations.
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Hancock Shaker Village offers a great atmosphere, expert training and employee discounts.  


TEAM MEMBERS  needed for 2015 season, April 11 to November 1

Facilities Staff  – 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 diverse audience of visitors with talks, tours, and hands-on demonstrations. Must be friendly, personable and enjoy working with the public. Customer-service and/or performing experience 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 but not required. Flexible schedule; training and support provided.

Applicants for all seasonal positions must enjoy working with the public, possess strong customer-service skills, and be team players. Weekend hours may be required. Respond with cover letter, resume and three employment references to Leslie Pizani at lpizani@hancockshakervillage.org, or by regular mail to Leslie Pizani, Human Resources Manager, Hancock Shaker Village, P.O. Box 927, Pittsfield, MA  01202.  Put 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.