Employment Opportunities

Historic House Trust of New York City


There are no employment opportunities at this time.

Internships Available by Department:

  • Development
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Capital
  • Curatorial

Intern positions are unpaid, school credit given when needed. Metrocard reimbursement is available. To inquire and apply, email your resume/CV and cover letter to info@historichousetrust.org.

HHT Member Houses 

Please contact the house site for inquires.

Internships & Volunteer Opportunities:

Alice Austen House Museum-
Grant writers, Marketing people, IT assistance

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum-Education, Development, Curatorial, Gardens & grounds, Marketing/Public Relations, Museum Studies

Bowne House- Horticulture knowledgeable volunteers and research volunteers

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum- Garden Volunteers
Contact for volunteering email info@dyckmanfarmhouse.org or
call 212-304-9422

Gracie Mansion Conservancy- Docents needed: Tuesday, Wednesday, weekends or special events. Training will be provided. Researchers, Marketing People, Photo Database Organizer. Contact Paul Gunther by email gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov or call 212-676-3060

Kingsland Homestead-Queens Historical Society- Give tours to the public and help out with special events. Every Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday from 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. and for special events. Training will be provided.
Present tours of the historical building to drop-in visitors. Work with families and children on hands-on historical events. Contact Daniela Addamo, Education and Outreach Director by email daddamo@queenshistoricalsociety.org or call 718-939-0647 ext. 14

Lewis Latimer House Museum – The Lewis Latimer House Museum (LLHM) in Flushing, Queens seeks a talented and responsible Mandarin/English Bilingual Docent for a part-time position. Responsibilities include: giving guided tours in Mandarin and English; opening and closing the museum on Sundays; refining tour script and interpretive materials; working with the Education Associate on bilingual marketing and outreach; and supporting the museum staff in further engaging the Mandarin-speaking community in Flushing. Click here for more details, contact information, and application.

Posted: Dec 20, 2019

Merchant’s House Museum- Help as tour guides, weekend docents, or at the admissions desk (training provided). Help organize and run education programs and special events. Help behind-the-scenes with mailings, maintenance, research, and more. If interested, please email nyc1832@merchantshouse.org

Old Stone House Brooklyn-Updating social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, OSH events), Gardening at OSH, Volunteers for events (crafts, face painting, crowd control), Volunteers for OSH Outdoor July Programming.

Queens County Farm Museum-
Individuals ages 18 & older are invited to work alongside our farmers in the growing fields on a weekly basis from Spring-Fall on Tuesdays & Sundays, 10 am–4 pm. For information about other opportunities on the farm for groups, email info@queensfarm.org. Please note, volunteer activities do not include work with our livestock.
There is no need to sign-up or apply. You may drop-in for an hour or stay for the whole day. First-time volunteers, stop by our Welcome Center and a staff member will point you in the right direction. Prepare to get dirty! Tasks are often physically strenuous, so wear proper outdoor work attire (hat, sunglasses, layers, rain gear, gloves, closed-toed shoes, etc.) and pack a water bottle. We invite all volunteers to join us for lunch (we provide farm salad whenever possible!) NOTE: We cannot accommodate groups on Volunteer Days at this time.


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