The Dawes Arboretum seeks a Seasonal History Assistant.

We are actively recruiting for a seasonal experience maker to assist with historical interpretation including museum tours, History Center coverage and front-facing educational activities. If you are a relationship-builder with a service excellence mentality, we want you!

This is a seasonal (May – September) part-time (15 hours per week), non-exempt position with an hourly rate of $13.00.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead tours of the Daweswood House Museum.
  • Staff and monitor History Center exhibit space.
  • Lead engagement opportunities including pop-up programs.
  • Assist with programs, archival inventory, relocation and photography of historical objects as needed.


  • High school diploma/general education degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and interpersonal) for confident public speaking.
  • Ability to work weekends and some holidays.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

Salary range: $13.00/hour

Job classification: hourly, part-time, seasonal

To apply: E-mail your resume to [email protected]. In the subject line, include position title, Seasonal History Assistant. This posting will remain active until position is filled. For more information, visit

Posted: April 1, 2022

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