Current Opportunities

Colonial Role Player

Provide a positive, friendly and welcoming environment by initiating engaging and informative interactions in which Museum guests of all ages can explore history according to their own interests. Interpret 17th-century life aboard Mayflower II, the 17th-Century English Village, the Plimoth Grist Mill and elsewhere (on the Museum grounds and offsite) as assigned. Foster a spirit of collaboration and cooperation in working with all Museum colleagues including volunteers, Museum Guides and tour guides.

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Colonial Pottery Specialist

Demonstrate and interpret the 17th-century potter’s craft at the Museum’s Craft Center and increase Plimoth Plantation’s collection of wheel-thrown pottery for use in the living history programs and for sale in the Museum Shops.

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Colonial Farm Artisan

Care for the Museum’s Rare Breeds animals and assist in the daily operations of Plimoth Plantation’s Farm Program. Duties include Colonial and modern agricultural exhibits, and occasional special programs and exhibits for offsite audiences as well as Museum guests visiting the Nye Barn and Maxwell Agricultural Center.

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Artisan Baker

A genuine interest in creating artisanal breads based on historical recipes is a key ingredient in this job. The focus of the position is baking bread while engaging Museum guests with the history and methods of bread-baking as it relates to 17th-century England and New England. Use 17th-century and other traditional, historical or regional recipes to make small batches of bread and other baked goods, shaped by hand and baked in an indoor wood-fired oven. Provide exceptional quality artisan baked goods for sale in our shops. The Baker works closely with the Retail Manager to ensure the success of the Bakery. Responsible to perform tasks related to all daily operations of the Bakery.

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Historic Arts and Trades Artisan

This position assists in building the houses, barns, and many other reproductions in Plimoth Plantation’s 17th-Century English Village. The position also helps to maintain the structures and landscape of the museum’s re-created village. The individual uses historically appropriate techniques while interpreting to our guests as a first person role-player.

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Volunteer at Plimoth!

"I enjoy spending my time here. The staff is great and there are lots of other volunteers all over the Museum." - Lois B. (Volunteer)

Volunteer Opportunities