Job Openings at Bartow-Pell
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum and Carriage House, a New York historic estate located in the Bronx

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Weekend Tour Guide, Part-Time

The museum is currently looking for a part-time weekend tour guide to provide visitor services on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from noon to 4 p.m., including admissions, guided tours, and occasional help with public programs and other tasks as needed.

Primary responsibilities:
Works closely with Weekend Manager. Reports to Education Director and Curator. Responsibilities include:

  • Welcoming visitors during museum’s public hours: Saturday and Sundays, 12 to 4 p.m.
  • Collecting and recording museum admissions
  • Leading tours of the mansion and carriage house
  • Assisting with gift shop sales
  • Assisting with special projects as needed and other duties as time allows

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Strong presentation, communication, and facilitation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm and energy
  • Interest in history and general knowledge of the local area
  • Interest in art history and architecture
  • Ability and desire to learn new material quickly, especially Bartow-Pell history
  • Organizational skills
  • Flexibility and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work well both with a team and independently
  • Willing to wear period costumes on occasion
  • Able to work weekends and occasional evenings

Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11:30–4:30
Compensation: Hourly
Free admission to all BPMM programs (excluding fundraisers)

Please send resume and cover letter to

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum Internships

Whether for academic credit or personal satisfaction, interning at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is a rewarding experience. Internships are volunteer positions.

Marketing/Public Relations: Help maintain marketing materials, develop flyers, and communicate with the press about upcoming events.

Curatorial: Support the work of the Curator with research, documentation and care of museum's collection. Work with Executive Director and Education Manager to develop new exhibitions.

Education: Help develop and deliver programs and materials that serve teachers, students, museum guides and other audiences; participate in docent training.

Gardens & Grounds: Help maintain a 9-acre historic property and the new Children's Garden at Historic Bartow-Pell. Children's Garden Summer 2014 Internship Opportunity

There are also several opportunities to assist with special projects, research or volunteer management.

If you are interested, please contact us via email or mail us a letter with your resume and cover letter.

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Road
The Bronx, NY 10464
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