Job Opportunities: 2015

Thank you for your interest in the Chadds Ford Historical Society. Please visit this page often to see listings of current job openings.

Office Manager

Join our dynamic Team! The Society is currently seeking an Office Manager who will closely work with the Executive director. This position is responsible for performing administrative and financial duties as well as supporting the fundraising events of the Society. Qualifications include: A college degree or two years of nonprofit accounting experience. Candidates must be team players with proficiency in QuickBooks and MS office. Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and PhotoShop is a plus. 5 days- 20 to 30 hours per week. Flexible schedule. References  required.  Compensation according to qualification. Please send resume along with cover letter to:  nbarakat@chaddsfordhistory.org

Paid Internship Opportunity, 2015

The purpose of the internship is to expose a student to the various working aspects of historic house museums and a small local historical society. To achieve this goal, summer interns will assist with guiding at the John Chads and Barns-Brinton Houses and welcoming and interpretation at the Barn Visitors Center. In addition, the intern will complete a project specifically tailored to the intern’s skills, abilities, interests, and career goals. A $800 stipend is available for selected candidates who complete the 200 hour internship. This is payable in two installments.

 

See our past interns at work!

 

Please click on the documents below for additional information and to learn how to apply for this exciting opportunity.

2015 Internship notice
NOTICE 2015b.pdf
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2015 Internship application
Please submit this completed form, and a resume to nbarakat@chaddsfordhistory.org
Intern Application_2015.pdf
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Guide Sandi Johnson and Fifth Graders
Part-time Costumed Interpreters/ Guides
Part-time employment opportunity is now available. Please click the link below for further details.
costumed interpreter-guide description 2[...]
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Guide application, 2015
Please submit an application with your resume
application_2015.pdf
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Railroad exhibit in the Exhibit Gallery

Volunteer Curator/Exhibit Designer 2016 and 2017

 

In May 2016 (and May 2017), we plan to open temporary exhibits focusing on the community of Chadds Ford and we need you to help make it happen!

 

Do one of these topics resonate with you?

Quilts and Quilting in Southeastern PA

Lenape Park and Chadds Peak

The Lenape Indians

The Influence of the Brandywine Creek

What's under the ground: minerals, native artifacts, and the power of the past

 

We need an interested individual (or a few people) to plan each exhibit, talk to people in the community, do research, organize the items for the exhibit, produce text for the exhibit brochure and wall panels, and to generally make sure we have an interesting exhibit ready to open in May.  If you are interested, please contact the office at 610-388-7376 or email the office at education@chaddsfordhistory.org .