Employment, Internships, and Volunteer Opportunities

Research and Adult Program Director

Available December 2018

The Association seeks candidates for the position of Research and Adult Program Director.  The Research and Adult Program Director ensures that the organization has a vibrant research program that meets the needs of staff training and program development, while facilitating the work of outside scholars. Position also has responsibility for the design and delivery of programs for adult audiences, as well as the recruitment and supervision of interns.

Adult programming includes but is not limited to Road Scholar, high school, university classes, teachers, after-hours tours, walking tours, and scholarly lectures (on and off site).

Primary duties include: assisting outside scholars, authors and the general public with research requests, recruiting, training and supervising student interns; working with and creating programs for adult audiences; scheduling and coordinating speakers for our annual lecture series, developing and implementing collaborative ventures with other local cultural institutions; coordinating development of articles and editing of the quarterly newsletter; and monitoring and revising sections of web site related to content and adult programs

This is a senior staff position and includes regularly scheduled weekends along with interpretive, shop, and ticket booth duties as needed.

Qualifications:  M.A., with 5 years experience in a museum or public history setting. Good communications and organizational skills, experience supervising staff, money handling, relevant computer skills, ability to work collaboratively, and a sense of humor.

This position is full time and includes health insurance, paid holidays and vacation, disability and life insurance, professional development opportunities, and retirement benefits. (Details on timing and eligibility for these benefits will be provided.)

Send resume, cover letter, and list of references by October 1, 2018 to:

  • Nina Zannieri, Executive Director
  • Paul Revere Memorial Association
  • 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113

 The Paul Revere Memorial Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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) $11 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.

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

For further information, contact Patrick M. Leehey; 617-523-2338.

Send resume and cover letter to:

Patrick M. Leehey, Research 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.