Experience Facilitator – Old World Wisconsin


Old World Wisconsin, The Wisconsin Historical Society

Position Summary
Old World Wisconsin is a 600-acre outdoor living history museum located in Eagle, Wisconsin.  Guests explore homes, farms, and businesses that come from across Wisconsin, exploring stories of place and perseverance from the 1840s to the 1930s. With a focus on hands exploration and immersive spaces, OWW is a celebrated destination for families and friends making new memories, sharing stories, and connecting to Wisconsin’s past as they get inspired for their own futures. Staff work in historic indoor and outdoor spaces in the beauty of the Kettle Moraine State Forest to bring history to life for tens of thousands of guests each summer.

The individuals in this position encourage and support guests as they connect to history in new and hands-on ways. They are storytellers, guides, and champions of curiosity and exploration making history come alive at Old World Wisconsin. As a team we understand that our work is about the past, present, AND the future.

Each day Facilitators work with guests, demonstrating daily life in historic immigrant and migrant homes, businesses, and farms which includes cooking, cleaning, crafts, chores, and gardening. Facilitators are stewards of the buildings and collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society, and are responsible for daily cleaning and collections care to ensure that we can share Wisconsin’s stories for generations to come.

For the full position description, and to Apply visit Wisc.Jobs

Pay is $14.00 per hour. This classification is in schedule and class 18-00.

Please note this is a Limited Term Employment position so it does not include paid time off or benefits upon hire

To apply for this job please visit wj.wi.gov.