Employment Opportunities

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Now Hiring for Summer Season!

Historical Sites and Museum Guides
Part-time Positions Available

Love history? Enjoy sharing Nantucket stories with a live audience? Strive to make customer service a priority in all that you do? The Nantucket Historical Association wants to meet you!

We are currently filling part-time summer positions at the Whaling Museum and historic sites for tour guides and program leaders. These “Interpreter” positions are key to the daily operations and programs and are at the heart of our visitor experience.

These exciting positions are perfect for dynamic and passionate people who enjoy communicating with and listening to diverse groups of Nantucket residents and visitors in groups of all sizes.

All applicants must love working with the public and possess strong diplomacy, organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Shifts may include weekends, evenings, and holidays. Limited winter shifts and training available immediately, with additional hours available in the spring and summer.

To apply, email your completed application form (PDF) and/or resume and letter of interest to Katie Schoorl, NHA Manager of Visitor Operations, at .

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Museum Educators
Part-time Positions Available

Love working with kids? Enjoy arts & crafts? Like history? We have the perfect summer job for you!

The Nantucket Historical Association is currently hiring part-time Museum Educators for positions in the Whaling Museum Discovery Room. Positions start June 8 and end August 31, 2015. Full-day and half-day shifts available.

Responsibilities include:

The ideal candidate is able to work with visitors of all ages, possesses excellent communication skills, and must exhibit a creative, positive, helpful, team-oriented attitude. Experience in teaching, child care, arts and crafts and/or performing arts is preferred, as is a demonstrated interest in history.

To apply, email your completed application form (PDF) and/or resume and letter of interest to Claire White, Manager of Education, at .

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Museum Shop Sales Associates

The Nantucket Historical Associationís Museum Shop is looking for seasonal retail help. Full-time or part-time, day shifts available.

Please contact Georgina Winton at or call 508.228.1894.

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Fellowship Opportunities

E. Geoffrey and Elizabeth Thayer Verney Fellowship


Volunteer Opportunities

The Nantucket Historical Association has many jobs for volunteers

To fill out the GENERAL VOLUNTEER FORM, click here. (PDF file). Please fax it to us at 508-228-5618, drop off at 15 Broad Street, or mail to P.O. Box 1016 Nantucket, MA 02554.