Employment

Canterbury Shaker Village is currently hiring the following positions:

 

TOUR GUIDE

Canterbury Shaker Village is seeking outgoing, energetic, and enthusiastic tour guides for the Fall 2021 tour season. Main responsibilities entail delivering tours of up to 1.5 hours of the historic buildings and grounds (not to exceed three tours per day). The ideal candidate is an expert communicator who is flexible and organized, as our guides play a key role in creating transformative visitor-centered experiences. Must be available to work weekends. Tour guides will participate in 8 hours of paid training, and an additional stipend will be offered after guides have successfully completed a certain number of tours. Canterbury Shaker Village is dedicated to preserving the 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers and to providing a place for learning, reflection, and renewal. Canterbury Shaker Village is an internationally-known non-profit museum founded in 1969 to preserve the heritage of the Canterbury Shakers. Designated as a National Historic Landmark for its architectural integrity and significance, the Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement. Tours, programs, exhibits, and events help visitors chart their own journey of simplicity, caring, and community. Please apply to info@shakers.org with Tour Guide as the subject line heading.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $30 per tour

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.