Employment, Internships, and Volunteer Opportunities


Part-Time Museum Interpreters


Historical Interpreters serve as guides in the Paul Revere House, clerks in the ticket booth and museum shop, and facilitate youth and adult groups.

Guides needed one to two days per week. Any days will be considered, however, weekend availability is a plus. Additional substitute days possible. (No full-time employment).

Qualifications: college sophomore or above, background in American history or other museum related field, excellent verbal skills, enthusiasm for working with the public, and money-handling ability.

Eight hour day 9:20 — 5:20 (seven hours during the winter, 9:20 — 4:20) $12 per hour. Lunch hour and training paid.

The Paul Revere Memorial Association/Paul Revere House is an equal opportunity employer.

Send resume and cover letter indicating days available to:

Kristin Peszka
The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square
Boston, MA 02113


Internships at the Revere House involve participation in most day-to-day activities (interacting with the public, speaking to school groups, curatorial duties as needed) along with a research or other project determined by prior agreement. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to do their internships for academic credit. Interns should be prepared to spend l0-20 hours per week on their internship work. Paul Revere House internships are unpaid. Summer 2020 internships have all been filled. If you are interested in a Fall 2020 internship, inquire later in the summer about availability. 

Qualifications: Background in history, American studies, museum studies, decorative arts, preservation studies, or other related field.

For further information, contact Robert Shimp; 617-523-2338

Send resume and cover letter to:

Dr. Robert Shimp, Research and Adult Programming Director
The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square
Boston, MA 02113

Volunteer Opportunities

We welcome the assistance of committed volunteers. The areas where we generally use volunteers are: visitor services, gardening, light office work and research. Please send an e-mail to staff@paulreverehouse.org to share your interests and find out about our current needs.