The Arlington Historical Society is seeking volunteers to assist
teaching our Education Program to local students visiting the Jason
Russell House and Smith Museum for their annual field trips. The ideal
candidate has museum experience, education experience, and/or art and
craft-making experience. Students pursuing Museum Education, Art
Education, Studio Art, Art History, History, or Museums Studies are
encouraged to apply. Must have a sense of humor and enjoy working with
active and boisterous third-graders.
Our Education Program will be taking place in October-November 2012
and April-May 2013. We anticipate 16-19 classes visiting throughout
the spring and at least 3 (on Oct. 31st, Nov. 1st, and Nov. 2nd) in
the fall. The hours are 8:30am 12:30pm. Anticipated commitment would
be two to three times a week (Tuesday through Friday) during the
This is an ideal opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students
seeking hands-on museum or education experience without the commitment
of a full-time internship.
Tasks during the Education Program will include set-up, assisting with
tours and activities (including broom-making, dried fruit stringing,
and learning from our collection), and clean-up. Training on
activities and the program¹s structure will be provided.
This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity. The Arlington Historical
Society is easily accessible by public transportation and free parking
Please send your resume, references, and letter of interest to