The Accokeek Foundation, a nonprofit educational organization involved in land stewardship, historical preservation and sustainable agriculture, seeks a Museum Educator to lead school tours at the National Colonial Farm. This position is part-time, requiring a commitment of 9 – 15 a week, including occasional weekends. Applicants should be a team player with a strong interest in history, agriculture, and the environment.
Job requirements include:
- Willing and able to work outside in various weather conditions,
- Able to lift 50 pounds,
- Comfortable around large and small animals,
- Excellent communication skills and a willingness to learn,
- Experience working with children,
- Applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to employment.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Museum Educator” in the subject line.
About the Accokeek Foundation: By blending history, ecology, economics and conservation, the Accokeek Foundation strives to teach land stewardship and sustainable use of natural resources, as well as interpret the natural and cultural heritage of the Tidewater Potomac. The National Colonial Farm, the Ecosystem Farm, and other Foundation activities exemplify the agricultural, preservation and conservation goals that are at the core of the Foundation’s mission and serve as an outdoor classroom to further the educational programs that are key to its success. In partnership with the National Park Service, the Accokeek Foundation stewards a 200-acre portion of Piscataway Park and both organizations seek to preserve the view directly across the Potomac River from Mount Vernon.
The Accokeek Foundation conducts background checks in order to insure the safety and well-being of the organization’s staff and visitors. This position is open until filled. The Accokeek Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.