Osceola County Historical Society

Guest Service Attendant & Tour Guide 

Job Description:

Title                             Guest Service Attendant & Tour Guide 

Reports to                  Visitor Services Director 

Apply to:

E-mail scott@osceolahistory.org with your resume and cover letter.

Job Summary:

Advance OCHS’s mission by assisting in creating, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive educational and outreach program for the organization.

Job Functions:

  • Operate the front desk and gift shop of the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum and Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek.
  • Conduct informative and entertaining tours.
  • Assist guests with information on the immediate area and expanded area as it relates to tourist attractions, accommodation, shopping, etc, via telephone and face to face.
  • Conduct all opening and closing procedures of the Welcome Center and History Museum and Pioneer Village.
  • Conduct daily custodial duties.

Minimum requirements:

  • Excels in giving excellent customer service
  • Knowledge of the Central Florida Area as it relates to tourism.
  • Knowledge of the Central Florida Area as it relates to Nature.
  • Broad Knowledge and love for the History in Osceola County especially the time period of late 1800’s – early 1900’s
  • Positive attitude to public speaking towards groups of various ages is essential in this role
  • Cash handling experience.
  • Pleasant telephone manner.

Qualifications:

  • Some experience with Microsoft Office and computer knowledge.
  • Strong problem solving skills and adaptable to change.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish, French, and Portuguese would be a plus.

 Hours:        

PART-TIME  1-3 Days per week.  (Weekend availability required)

Pay:

$9 per hour

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Osceola County Historical Society

Intern, Programming and Education

 

Job Description:

Title                             Intern, Programming and Education

Reports to                  Program Coordinator

Apply to:

E-mail larissa@osceolahistory.org with your resume and cover letter.

Job Summary:

Advance OCHS’s mission by assisting in creating, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive educational and outreach program for the organization.

Job Functions:

  • Assist in the development and implementation the educational programs for the organization including but not limited to student, family and adult educational programs at OCHS facilities and in other locations.
  • Works with other community organizations (civic groups, Osceola County School Board, Osceola County Library, etc.) to develop relationships and programs to further the mission of OCHS.

Minimum requirements:

  • College student in Education, History, Museum Studies or a related field.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and computer knowledge needed.
  • Ability to develop educational curriculum.
  • Strong problem solving skills and adaptable to change.
  • Strong communication skills.

 Hours:       

The Intern for Programming and Education is an unpaid internship.  Operational hours for the Osceola County Historical Society are 9am-5pm.

 Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


 Osceola County Historical Society

Intern, Collections and Archiving

 

Job Description:

Title                             Intern, Collections and Archiving

Reports to                 Curator and Collections Manager

Apply to:

E-mail kayla@osceolahistory.org with your resume and cover letter.

Job Summary:

Advance OCHS’s mission by assisting in accessioning, preservation of the collection, maintaining professional standards in archives, helping to design and create permanent and temporary exhibits, overseeing volunteer activities, and handling research requests while following the Collections Policy of the Historical Society.

Job Functions:

  • Work with staff to inventory, catalogue, analyze, exhibit, and maintain valuable objects and collections for the benefit of researchers and the public.
  • Assist in temporary exhibit research and development.

Minimum requirements:

  • College student in Education, History, Museum Studies or a related field.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and computer knowledge needed.
  • Ability to develop educational curriculum.
  • Strong problem solving skills and adaptable to change.
  • Strong communication skills.

 Hours:

The Intern for Collections is an unpaid internship.  Operational hours for the Osceola County Historical Society are 9am-5pm.

 Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Osceola County Historical Society

Now hiring a Marketing and Events Intern

 

Job Description:

Title                            Marketing and Events Intern

Reports to                  Marketing and Events Director

To Apply:

E-mail rachel@osceolahistory.org with your resume and cover letter.

Job Functions:

  • Contribute to our quarterly electronic magazine; assist with organizing articles and photos; assist with editing process
  • Draft press releases, social media postings, blog posts and editorials for local/tourist publications.
  • Ability and interest to learn Hubspot and WordPress in order to help maintain social media outlets, the OCHS blog and OCHS Website
  • Assist with developing a press kit with information on the Osceola County Historical Society, Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, Research Center and the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek.
  • Assist with event logistics and planning for Dine with the Departed, Pioneer Day, Exhibit Receptions, etc.
  • Other assigned duties

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Social Media Outlets
  • Preferred but not required knowledge of WordPress and Hubspot (ability to learn)

Hours:

8+ hours per week (non-paid internship)

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

 

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