Docent Openings at Greenwich Historical Society

Greenwich Historical Society Docents are educators trained to further the public's understanding of the rich cultural and historical collections of Bush-Holley Historic Site. We are currently looking for part-time staff for our visitor center. Schedule is extremely flexible. Work week hours can be arranged for as few as 4 hours or as many as 20 hours per week, depending on interest, availability and schedule. Shifts are scheduled a month in advance.

Job Functions

  • Develop and lead tours for school groups, ranging from kindergarten to sixth grade
  • Develop and deliver tours for adults offered during our regular public hours
  • Read and become familiar with the Museum Docent Manual. Learn the history of Bush-Holley House. Perform additional research as necessary.
  • Attend monthly docent training session

Job Requirements 

  • Available to work in the Storehouse Gallery as needed, with a minimum of two weekend days per month
  • Develop a tour for each new, temporary exhibition
  • Must be available April – June for School tour busy season.

Experience Requirements

  • Experience teaching school-age children or adults
  • Enthusiasm for teaching about art and history
  • Prior Museum experience a plus

Starting wage is $10.00 per hour. Benefits include free admission to Bush-Holley House, exhibitions and select Historical Society events. The Greenwich Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send cover letter and resume to Anna Greco: agreco@greenwichhistory.org.

Greenwich Historical Society 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT 06807 203-869-6899

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