Museum Jobs

Costumed Educator

Time Frame: May – October 2017

Hours: 2 – 3 tours per month; approximately 2 hours each tour evening

Wage: $25 per tour

Summary:

As a costumed educator for our Shipwrecks & Ghostlore evening program, you’ll tell ghost stories, shipwreck tales, and local lore to groups of all ages. Some of the topics include pirates, witches, unusual phenomena, and eerie tales. Our museum and the stories we tell are at the very heart of the boardwalk in Virginia Beach. We are looking for enthusiastic and engaging storytellers who can deliver positive program experiences for our visitors from near and far. Content training and costume will be provided. 

Successful Applicants Will: 

  • Be interested in local history and folklore
  • Feel comfortable talking about ghosts, pirates, witches, and other unusual phenomena
  • Be able to communicate effectively with people of different ages and backgrounds
  • Have experience developing and leading guided tours
  • Be able to gauge and adapt tours to visitors’ interests and needs

How to Apply:

Please send a thoughtful email with attached resume and three professional references to Kasey Zronek, Director of Education.

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