Old Salem Museums & Gardens employs professionals in a variety of fields including historical preservation, retail, education, administration, and visitor services. Job opportunities are listed here and are updated on a weekly basis. Old Salem Museums & Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-Time Historic Interpreters

Part-time costumed staff is needed to greet and interact with visitors in our historic buildings, and to provide excellent customer service.  Current openings are year round part-time only, working weekdays from 9:10 am to 4:45 pm Tuesday thru Friday, and some weekends, including Sundays 12:40 pm to 4:45 pm.  Some weekend only work is also available.  Position requires excellent communication and customer service skills, the ability to stand for long periods of time and go up and down stairs, and the ability to work well with groups and individuals (children and adults).  Training is provided.  Period costumes, except shoes, are also provided along with instructions for the proper way to wear and care for them.

If you are interested in this position, download an application form below, and return the completed form to:

Old Salem Museums & Gardens
Dept. of Education, c/o Mary Hartung
600 S. Main Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101


Download an Employment Application (email to Tyler Cox: tcox@oldsalem.org) or pick up an application at the reception desk in our business office on 600 South Main Street (second floor of the Single Brothers’ House), Winston Salem, NC, 27101. Resumes are welcome, but the formal job application must be completed in order to be eligible.  Applicants are required to successfully complete a background check prior to employment.