Work here, maybe?

The Car­riage House

That was the worst pop-cul­ture joke we’ve ever made, but we hope it got your atten­tion. (It won’t hap­pen again. Promise.)

Our love­ly Lind­sey is leav­ing the Camp­bell House fam­i­ly to take a full-time cura­tor job out east, and we need to fill her job with­in the next month.

Lind­sey is Camp­bell House­’s Week­end Man­ag­er, and she works week­ends — Sat­ur­day 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sun­day noon to 4:00 p.m. — but we don’t pay her anything.

Yes, you read that right.

We do, how­ev­er, give her an apart­ment with paid util­i­ties. The apart­ment is the top floor of our Car­riage House, so YOU GET TO LIVE AT THE MUSEUM.

In all seri­ous­ness, the job encom­pass­es being the boss over the week­end. You’ll open and close the Muse­um, give tours and super­vise the vol­un­teer docents while being a good stew­ard of the grounds, house and prop­er­ty with­in. Out­side of those hours, you have to mow the lawn, water the flower beds, and pick up trash as need­ed, and we may ask you to lend a hand at a spe­cial event here and there, but that’s about it.

The Muse­um is open by appoint­ment only in Jan­u­ary and Feb­ru­ary (except for an occa­sion­al pre-sched­uled tour, we’re closed on week­ends), so we’ll give you a few projects to accom­plish at your leisure dur­ing those two months so you can earn your keep. (For exam­ple, we may have you paint the break room.)  Camp­bell House is our oth­er home, and we expect you to treat it with the respect and seri­ous­ness it deserves. It is a nation­al trea­sure, for cry­ing out loud. We even have a plaque that says so.

The apart­ment is a 500-square foot stu­dio with a kitchen and full bath. It was updat­ed dur­ing the Muse­um’s restora­tion, so it has new­er appli­ances, plumb­ing and paint. It has a full alarm sys­tem, and we cov­er your elec­tric, water, trash and sew­er. WiFi is also includ­ed, and you can use the wash­er and dry­er in the main house.

If you’re a grad stu­dent or oth­er adult with a flex­i­ble sched­ule that would lend itself to our week­end hours, send an email to Assis­tant Direc­tor Shel­ley ( with a resume or CV and few lines about your­self includ­ing why you think you’d be a good fit here. No phone calls or fax­es. If we like what we see, we’ll invite you down to look at the apart­ment and check out the Museum.