Employment

Programs & Volunteer Coordinator

This position is responsible for developing and executing educational programming, providing logistics support for an 18-22 person staff and for creating and maintaining a thriving volunteer program. Responsibilities include creating, facilitating and implementing programming that enhances the museum’s mission and makes learning enjoyable, accessible, and interesting for a wide range of Museum visitors. This role encompasses docent supervision, coordination, and training; planning special events for the museum’s public programs; and working closely with Programs staff to enhance the educational possibilities at the Park. For a full job description, please click here. Send resume to Krystal Willeby.

Cowboy Interpreter

The Park is looking for a Cowboy to help share the history of the Ranch through cattle demonstrations, public programming and school programs. This full-time, hourly position includes medical insurance, paid sick leave, holiday time and paid vacation days.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in daily 1930s inspired cattle demonstrations which include ranch style roping and ground work as well as dipping vat demonstrations with the Park longhorn steers.
  • Perform daily chores including, but not limited to cleaning stalls, sweeping barns, repairing fences, moving and stacking hay and 50 pound feed bags, driving cattle and feeding and watering livestock.
  • Share the history of the Ranch with guests of all ages during cattle demonstrations, public programing and school programs. Participate fully in school programs and take on role as educator and instructor.

Preferred Experience:

  • 3 years+ experience with horses and cattle. Basic roping skills, on the ground and off horseback, are required.
  • Experience working with children preferred.
  • Strong communication skills. Able to communicate and educate large crowds about ranching history.

Interested candidates can call the Ranching Heritage Site Lead Lauren Samuelsen at 281-343-0218 ext. 254 or email her Lauren Samuelsen. Applications can be picked up and submitted in person at 10215 FM 762, Richmond, Tx 77469.

Part-Time Interpreter(s)

Gregarious and lively interpreters needed to help bring 100 years of Ranch history to life. Successful candidates will be outgoing and eager to share knowledge and experiences with visitors of all ages, and from all over the world. Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work with people from wide backgrounds. Will possess an interest in local and Texas history and be comfortable handling large groups of students. Tues – Saturday, Part-Time. Send resume to Krystal Willeby.

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