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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Museum Team!

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Vulnerable Landscapes. Christine Cruz Photography, 2023

Current Opportunities

Per- Diem Educator

Seeking highly motivated, energetic educators for the museum’s growing education department. The Museum offers programs on-site, in NYC classrooms and greenspaces on art, history, and science. Reporting to the Manager of Education, per-diem educators lead inquiry based lessons and workshops for children beginning with Pre-K and beyond. Training is provided.

Museum Guard (part-time, hourly)

Museum Security Guards are a key part of the public facing team with responsibilities for ensuring the safety of all stakeholders and the protection of the collection. Security guards protect, patrol and monitor the facilities, properties, equipment, exhibitions and collections of the Staten Island Museum as well as people within and around the premises to ensure security, safety and order.

Visitor Services Associate (part-time, hourly)

The Visitor Services Associate handles all front desk functions with additional duties as requested. Reporting to the Manager of Visitor Services, the Visitor Services Associate is responsible for creating a welcoming experience for all guests. Operating as a brand ambassador and representing the museum by employing exemplary customer service practices, the VSA’s primary responsibilities include: processing admissions, answering the main telephone line, offering basic exhibit interpretation, providing concierge services, selling memberships and museum store merchandise and, supporting museum events.


Staten Island Museum has a longstanding tradition of engaging volunteers and providing enriching student internships throughout the organization. Volunteers are a key part of the Museum’s operations whether facilitating public programs, supporting special events, providing docent tours or providing community outreach. To support student internships, the Museum partners with organizations such as Studio Institute and CUNY Cultural Corps to provide students with exposure to careers in the arts.

Additional internship and volunteer opportunities will be announced upon availability.

Please contact Reneé Bushelle at 718-483-7134 for more information.