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We Are Hiring

Volunteer Coordinator & Historical Interpreter

Reports to: Executive Director and Director of Operations

Location: Tybee Island Light Station & Museum, 30 Meddin Drive, Tybee Island, GA 31328


Position: Staff (Full Time; Hourly)


Schedule: Wed-Sun 8:30AM-4:30PM; Weekends Required




*Must be able to climb the lighthouse, be a team player, have strong computer skills, and lift up to 15 pounds. This job requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, and wet/humid conditions


  • Make sure there is adequate docent coverage of buildings for the day

  • Willingness to acquire knowledge of the Tybee Island Historical Society, the Tybee Island Light Station & Museum, and its history

  • Manage the volunteer calendar

  • Recruit and train new volunteers and distribute all necessary volunteer info

  • Manage community service workers including scheduling, monitoring, and paperwork

  • Assist with volunteer training as needed

  • Give a monthly report to the Board Member who reports on volunteers

  • Monitor site (including climbing the tower) daily to make sure it is safe and secure for visitors, enforcing rules with guests when necessary

  • Help the Director of Programming & Membership (DPM) conduct tours & educational activities

  • Help the DPM with reservations, scheduling, and payments

  • Assist with after-hours events as needed

  • Help to answer phones & keep site tidy, clean, safe, and running smoothly for visitors

  • Be out and about greeting and talking with visitors

  • Opening and closing site as needed

  • Plus, any additional tasks that the Executive Director or Director of Operations assigns



Send resumes to No phone calls or drop-ins please.

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