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Historic Interpreter (Seasonal) / Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village / New York: Closes March 1, 2021

  • 17 Feb 2021 2:53 PM
    Message # 10110162
    ALHFAM Webmaster (Administrator)

    Historic Interpreter (Seasonal)

    Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village (BNHV) is seeking a personable and energetic individual to serve as a part-time Seasonal Historic Interpreter in our Historic Village for the 2021 season. Interpreters must dress in appropriate 19th century attire and engage visitors while performing demonstrations and/or presenting on a variety of historic topics.

    This position reports to the Director of Collections & Interpretation.

    Compensation is $12.50 per hour.

    Key Duties

            Engage visitors and lead dialogue in a variety of 19th century history topics.

            Perform demonstrations pertaining to the agricultural and rural history of WNY.

    Hours and Schedule

            Seasonal Part Time (May 1 - October 30)

            All Seasonal Part Time staff are required to attend an orientation session before season open.

            Hours are primarily Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., as well as additional hours for Community Events and special tours as assigned (primarily Friday evening, Saturday, Sunday).

    Qualifications

            Applicants should have an interest in and passion for 19th century history and agricultural and rural heritage.

            Applicants should be comfortable speaking with visitors and performing demonstrations.

            Previous experience in theater, leading tours, or customer service is beneficial.

            Successful applicants must complete a background check.

    All necessary historic costuming and tools will be provided by BNHV.

    To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to curator@bnhv.orgby March 1st. In your cover letter, please explain why you are interested in working as an Artisan Demonstrator at BNHV and explain any prior experience or relevant skills. Please, no phone calls.

ALHFAM • P.O. Box 16, Rochdale, MA 01542 - info@alhfam.org

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