The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is seeking an energetic and creative individual for the position of Volunteer and Tour Coordinator.  Primary responsibilities include recruiting and overseeing museum volunteers, promoting and scheduling group and school tours, and providing outreach programs to adults and schools. The Volunteer and Tour Coordinator needs to be a creative team player and contribute to a wide range of museum activities including working ticket and sales operations of the front desk and museum gift shop. Applicants must demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, and networking skills, and superior customer service.

This entry-level position provides an excellent opportunity for individuals wishing to pursue a career within the museum field. This is a fulltime city government position with excellent benefits. Starting pay range is $13.25 to $15.00 per hour depending upon education and experience.

Interested applicants should send a letter of introduction, resume, three professional references, and a 2-5 page writing sample by mail to: Human Resource Department c/o Museum Director, City of Kennesaw, 2529 J.O. Stephenson Avenue, Kennesaw, GA 30144 or electronically (title e-mail “Volunteer and Tour Coordinator”) to Deadline for receipt of applications and all support materials is 5:00 p.m. February 4, 2016.

The City of Kennesaw is a drug free workplace. All offers of employment are contingent on passing a drug test and criminal background check. The City of Kennesaw participates in the Federal E-Verify program; proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be presented within three days on the job. The City of Kennesaw is an Equal Opportunity employer.


The Volunteer and Tour Coordinator will be required to work a Tuesday through Saturday schedule (although schedule may change to Sunday through Thursday or based on museum program needs). A bachelor’s degree is required along with basic knowledge of Civil War and Reconstruction, Industrialization, and/or Southeastern Railroad history. Education or museum experience is a plus.

Job Information
  • Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144, United States
  • 26458159
  • January 6, 2016
  • Volunteer and Tour Coordinator
  • The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
  • Education
  • Yes
  • Full-Time
  • Indefinite
  • BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • 0-1 Year
  • 0-10%
  • $13.25 – $15.00 (Hourly Wage)