Employment Opportunities

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


NHA Museum Interpreter
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 year-round part-time positions at the Whaling Museum for museum tour guides and program leaders. These “museum Interpreter” positions are key to the daily operations and programs of the museum and are at the heart of our visitor experience.

This exciting position is 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.

For more information, email your letter of interest and resume to Katie Schoorl, NHA Manager of Visitor Operations, at .

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Museum Shop Sales Associate

The Nantucket Historical Association’s Museum Shop is looking for experienced retail sales help. Candidates must have excellent customer service and computer skills. Full/part time hours per week, now through the end of the year, with possible part-time winter hours leading to full-time hours in the spring. Please stop by the NHA Administrative office at 15 Broad Street, to fill out an application.

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.