If you would like to consider being a volunteer Tour Guide, please contact us! Staff training is generally the third week of May each spring and we’d love to add to our volunteer family. Volunteer Tour Guides may be scheduled as little as 5 hours per week.

We typically hire seasonal staff in March and April each year. However, we welcome inquiries year-round.

Visitor Services Representative

This position can be translated into an Internship

Seasonal, Full/Part-time Hourly, No Benefits

Along with other visitor services staff, the Visitor Services Representative acts as the initial visitor contact to the public for admissions, tours and programs, are responsible for maintaining retail operations. Primary duties revolve around sharing the story of Dorothy Molter through interpretation as a tour guide, Camp KWITCHURBELIAKIN, the museum’s weekly children’s program and weekly Brew-it Yourself Classes. Depending on the hired applicant, collections care may also be included in the duties.

This position generally starts with staff training the third or fourth week of May and concludes approximately the third week of August or later (depending on whether the hired applicant is still enrolled in school or not).

To apply:
Submit a cover letter, resume and at least two professional references to:
Jess Edberg
Re: Employment Application
PO Box 391
Ely, Minnesota 55731or    [email protected]        (Word document or PDF only)

Successful applicants have previous experience related to public speaking, education and/or interpretation. 

Museum leaders have taken every precaution to protect staff and volunteers during the Covid-19 pandemic. In many cases, Museum policy goes above and beyond state and federal recommendations for safety. If you have questions about what these policies and protocols are, please contact us.

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