Employment Opportunities

Manager of Visitor Services & Interpretation

Interpreters - George Washington's Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore

School Tour Guides

Volunteers


Manager of Visitor Services & Interpretation


Function: To ensure the effective and successful interpretation and operation of visitor services at Kenmore and Ferry Farm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Supervises volunteer and paid visitor interpreter staff.
    • Assists with the recruitment, hiring, and evaluation of interpreter staff
    • Coaches staff to achieve optimum performance levels.
    • Oversees orientation and training of visitor interpreter staff
    • Assists with the scheduling and coordination of training sessions and workshops for interpreter staff.
    • Monitors interpretation for accuracy and consistency.
    • Develops work schedules for visitor interpreter staff.
  2. Manages daily operation of visitor programs.
    • Oversees admission policies and procedures
  3. Assists with maintaining and updating policy and procedures manual for visitor interpreter staff.
  4. Assists with budget preparation.
  5. Works with Curatorial, Archaeology, and other Education  staff members to develop new tours and programs.
  6. Works with other GWFF staff in coordinating special events.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:

Position is full time with a comprehensive benefits package. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to hr@gwffoundation.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE

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Interpreters - George Washington's Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore 

The George Washington Foundation is currently seeking dynamic part-time interpreters for Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore. Responsibilities may include giving tours of the sites, encouraging the public to enjoy hands-on history, and/or demonstrating different aspects of everyday life in the eighteenth century.

Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x54. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to hr@gwffoundation.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE

Download the Employment Application: Word Format or PDF Format


School Tour Guides

The George Washington Foundation is currently seeking part-time Guides for school tours and workshops at Historic Kenmore and Ferry Farm. $7.25/hr. Colonial or civil war history, natural environment, or education background preferred.

Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x24. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to hr@gwffoundation.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE

Download the Employment Application: Word Format or PDF Format

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Volunteers

We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers in all areas. Please check the volunteers page for additional information.

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