Explore opportunities to get involved with Hill-Stead Museum. Become a volunteer, inquire about internships, or apply for an open job position.
Manager of Learning and Engagement
Under the general direction of Hill-Stead Museum’s Executive Director and CEO, and in concert with the Museum’s mission, strategic plan and interpretive plan, the Manager of Learning and Engagement will expand educational programs and critical community outreach to engage diverse audiences of all ages. The Manager of Learning and Engagement will work to strengthen and expand external partnerships with private and public school systems, colleges and universities within the state, as well as with cultural organizations in the Greater Hartford area and beyond. This position oversees the recruitment, selection, training, performance and evaluation of the Museum Educators and volunteer Museum Guides and is responsible for developing and administering high school and college internships within the Museum’s education department. Leading the aforementioned paid and volunteer staff, the Manager of Learning and Engagement will serve as one of the museum’s primary interpreters and will oversee and manage the development and delivery of educational programs and activities for students, young adults, families and adult learners, presented both on and off-site. In collaboration with fellow staff, the Manager of Learning and Engagement will support the ongoing planning and implementation of Hill-Stead’s Interpretive Plan that encompasses themed and tiered guided and self-directed tour experiences.
Part-Time Weekend Shop Associate
Under the general direction of the Senior Manager of Administration and Outreach Assistant, the Part-Time Weekend Shop Associate is responsible for operation of the Museum Shop and Visitor Services on
Saturdays and Sundays. Flexibility in schedule is required. The Museum Shop is open to the public
Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. (It is required that the shop is kept open until the last tour leaves
in case guests want to visit the shop after their tour). The Shop Associate will work 9:30 am – 4:30 pm on
weekends to accommodate the shop hours. This position must work less than 40 hours a week.
Hill-Stead Museum welcomes student and adult interns, as needs arise, in its administrative, buildings and grounds, curatorial, development, education, and public programming areas as well as for our Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.
There are no internship opportunities at this time.
Hil-Stead runs on volunteers. To find out more about supporting the museum with your volunteer hours, visit our Volunteer page, contact us at 860.677.4787 ext 181, or fill out our online Volunteer Sign Up Form.