Employment Opportunities

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Historical Guides, Visitor Service Representatives and Museum Educators

Like history? Enjoy working with people and sharing your love of Nantucket?

The NHA is now hiring part-time, year-round Historical Guides, Visitor Service Representatives and Museum Educators for the Whaling Museum and historic sites. Applicants should love working with the public, have a positive and professional team attitude, and enjoy learning about (and sharing) Nantucket history. Positions require a minimum commitment of two days per week. Shifts may include weekends, evenings and holidays.

Download PDF application here. Please send inquiries/completed applications to Katie Schoorl, NHA Manager of Visitor Operations, at .

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Museum Shop Assistant Manager

We may have the perfect job for you!

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is seeking an energetic, hard-working, positive team player who enjoys retail sales and customer service to join its award-winning team as the Museum Shop Assistant Manager.

The Museum Shop Assistant Manager works closely with the Merchandise and Store Manager to meet sales goals, hire and train staff, create merchandise displays, all while providing outstanding customer service. Candidates will be outgoing, creative self-starters with truly exceptional organizational and communication skills, and will demonstrate the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a steady, positive outlook and sense of humor.

The successful candidate will have previous experience and proven success in retail, merchandise management, and customer service. Interest in Nantucket History is a plus. An open communication style, ability to learn new skills and receive feedback, and a friendly, positive attitude are essential.

Please email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Rebecca Miller at , or c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554.

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Museum Shop Sales Associates

The Nantucket Historical Association’s Museum Shop is looking for seasonal retail help. Full-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.