Canterbury Shaker Village is currently seeking:


Canterbury Shaker Village seeks enthusiastic seasonal interpreters to teach museum school programs, lead guided tours, and interpret the Village’s historic buildings. Excellent communication skills, professional demeanor, and experience working with groups all of ages required. Background in education or history preferred. Applicants should be able to commit to at least 1 day/week from May – October, with option of weekend work in November. Flexible scheduling and accommodations can be made to work around other jobs or commitments. Training will be provided. Send letter of interest, resume, and three references to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org. No phone calls. Download the 2017 Interpreter Job Description.



Canterbury Shaker Village’s is seeking energetic individuals to join their seasonal staff in the Museum Store and the Shaker Box Lunch.  Store associate responsibilities include greeting and waiting on visitors, answering the phone, pricing and merchandising product, general cleaning of both the Museum Store and the Shaker Box Lunch, and answering general questions.  Applicants must be available from May – December, have excellent communication skills and be able to handle multiple tasks.  Training is provided.  Send letter of interest, resume & references to Elizabeth Pappas, Canterbury Shaker Village, 288 Shaker Road, Canterbury, NH 03224 or e-mail epappas@shakers.org.  No phone calls.



Canterbury Shaker Village offers paid internships with onsite housing each summer. Students and recent college graduates interested in interning at other times of the year are invited to contact the Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org to discuss potential options. Interns work under the supervision of the Education Department and possible projects include everything from offering guided tours and demonstrating historic trades during the Village’s open season, to working behind-the-scenes with the collections and archives. Full-time (with onsite housing) and part-time opportunities available.


Canterbury Shaker Village prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or marital status. Canterbury Shaker Village is an equal opportunity employer.