Jobs and volunteering

Jobs and volunteering

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is dedicated to diversity, inclusion, accessibility and equity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We highly encourage our diverse community to apply for available employment, internship, fellowship and volunteer positions, as we aspire for our staff to better reflect our community and Commonwealth.

Curious about what it's like to work at the VMHC? Check out this Virtual Employer Spotlight by iPowerRichmond on October 15, 2020, featuring iPower’s Jackie Paige in conversation with VMHC President & CEO Jamie Bosket, Manager of Digital Learning Hailey Fenner, and Director of Human Resources Paula Davis. 

JOB VACANCIES 

From curators to accounting, security to educators, the VMHC is always on the lookout for smart, talented individuals to join the team. We are undergoing a huge construction project that will double our gallery space, add a new cafe, expand our facility rental space and update technology throughout the building. These improvements mean growth. Join us in building the future. 

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Questions about working at the VMHC? 

Please contact Paula Davis, Director of Human Resources, at pdavis@VirginiaHistory.org or 804.342.9659.

INTERNSHIPS

Are you looking for an internship position? Whether you are interested in museum collections, public relations, or education, the Virginia Museum of History & Culture is a great place to learn about the different skills necessary to work in a museum. All interns must be at least eighteen years old. Internship applications require a cover letter and resume. In order to qualify for a PAID internship, you must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school.

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Questions about interning with the VMHC? 

Please contact Paula Davis, Director of Human Resources, at pdavis@VirginiaHistory.org or 804.342.9659.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, and with an abundance of caution, our volunteer program is currently pausedUntil the time that we reopen our volunteer program, please read about volunteer opportunities below. 

Our volunteers have the opportunity to gain exposure in the workings of a museum and contribute valuable visitor services to our guests. Qualified volunteers should possess a flexible attitude for dealing effectively with the public, proficiency with computers, and an understanding that reliability is critical.

Volunteer positions are open to all individuals who meet the qualifications outlined below, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. The Virginia Museum of History & Culture does not accept court-mandated volunteers.

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View the Volunteer Handbook

Questions about volunteering? 

Please contact Maggie Creech, Manager of Museum Programs, at mcreech@VirginiaHistory.org or 804.342.9652.