Job Listing: Guide

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Monticello - Charlottesville, VA

Closes - mid March

Position Title - Guide

Job Type - part-time

Apply - Please visit the website to apply. Application must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) contact information for two professional and one personal references.

Summary - The Thomas Jefferson Foundation is seeking part-time guides eager to engage diverse audiences with the history of the founding of the United States. Tours of the site focus on the fundamental themes of innovation, freedom, self-governance, slavery, and its legacies. Monticello guides are committed to working as a part of a team to ensure an excellent guest experience.

Candidates should be eager to engage with a broad variety of perspectives about the past. Availability to work weekends, evenings, and some holidays is required. B.A. degree with a major in a relevant field preferred but equivalent work experience will be considered.

Training: Applicants should attend all days of training. All training is paid time. Training will take place May 13th-17th and May 20th-24th. Most sessions will be approximately 9-5:30, but a couple days will be 10:30-7:00.
Hiring timeline:
  • Phone and in person interviews: February and March
  • Position closes: Mid March
  • Offers/notifications: Late April

Monticello is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply!