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Travellers Rest Historic House Museum

Part-time Interpreter

Travellers Rest Historic House Museum


Job Summary

Educate the general public about the history of Travellers Rest. Key responsibilities include upholding the museum rules concerning the care and safety of the visitors, house, collection, and other cultural resources at the site. Duties may involve working outside of normal working hours.

Job Responsibilities

  • Open and close site (includes handling of alarms, locks, point of sale system, and monies)
  • Prompt arrival
  • Operate credit card machine and point of sale system
  • Keep Visitor’s Center clean (dusting, sweeping, straightening, stocking, etc.)
  • Guide house tours and provide information on Middle Tennessee history
  • Work with children for education programs as needed
  • If time allows, assist education department with making supplies and kits for programming
  • Maintain updated information on bulletin board outside Visitor’s Center
  • Promote and sell Travellers Rest merchandise
  • Be the face and voice of Historic Travellers Rest


  • Must have above average communication and organizational skills
  • Must be able to multitask, think outside the box, and troubleshoot problems
  • Must have the ability to work with all types of people
  • Must be flexible with time and have the ability to tolerate interruptions
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Information


As this is a part-time position, no health care benefits are available.

How to Apply

To apply, please email a resume to Chad Burgess, Director of Interpretation, at chad@historictravellersrest.org


  • Date Posted: May 7, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Education
  • Working Hours: 15-20 hours per week