Friday, April 4, 2014

Employment Opportunity with Historic Sugartown

Historic Sugartown, Inc. – Guide Job Description and Announcement

Part-Time Historic Site Guide
Historic Sugartown Inc.
690 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355


Historic Sugartown, a 19th century crossroads village, is seeking enthusiastic part-time Historic Site Guides! Historic Site Guides are the primary staff members for educational tours during our site’s new open hours. The site will be open to the public every weekend between May 3rd and December 14th from 11AM-4PM Saturdays and 1PM-4PM on Sundays. Additional hours may be available during special programs, scheduled group and school tours, and events throughout the year.

Salary Information: This is a non-exempt position with an hourly wage of $9.00.

Key Responsibilities:

To ensure a positive visitor experience, the Historic Site Guide is responsible for:

·         Presenting engaging and educational tours for a variety of audience types and age groups.
·         Handling admission monies when individuals / groups arrive on site.
·         Guiding visitors/school groups safely throughout the site and the buildings.
·         Promoting the historic site and other public programs available to visitors.

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Interest in and familiarity with nineteenth century Pennsylvania and American history.
·         Able to speak to large and diverse audiences, including school groups and seniors.
·         Able to work a flexible schedule and be available an average of one day every other weekend throughout the open season (May 3rd through December 14th).
·         Able to provide reliable attendance and punctuality.
·         Able to maintain a professional appearance and decorum, including wearing required nametag or shirt.
·         Able to navigate difficult terrains, stand for long periods of time, and lift objects up to twenty pounds.
·         Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
·         Able to work creatively and effectively as member of a team, and contribute ideas and knowledge to the programs at Historic Sugartown.
·         Expertise in museum education, teaching, or historic handcrafts/skills a plus.
·         Submit to required background checks.
About Historic Sugartown:
Historic Sugartown is a restored 19th-century crossroads village encompassing 9 buildings over 9.2 acres. Today, Sugartown offers a window into early American life. Visitors can experience how people came together to conduct business, exchange news, and share their lives as a community.

The site is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of a 19th century village while providing an authentic experience of culture and architecture and enhancing visitor’s understanding of our American Heritage.

Positions are open until filled and multiple positions are available.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by email to or by mail to Historic Sugartown, Inc., P.O. Box 1423, Malvern, PA 19355.

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