Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Careers at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are rewarding in more ways than one. Whether working for the conservation of Pennsylvania’s natural resources or preserving and showcasing Fallingwater, one of the world’s architectural masterpieces, you’ll experience an unusually deep sense of accomplishment, pride and camaraderie with other like-minded professionals.

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Fallingwater, Mill Run Road, Mill Run, PA, USA
Aug 03, 2018
Fallingwater , the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, located in the heart of the Laurel Highlands, is in search of part time Tour Guides. Come join a dynamic and collaborative team of museum educators that greet visitors from around the world. This is a great opportunity to work at a world-renowned architectural site, build your presentation and interpretation skills and enhance your resume. Whether you are a retired professional or just beginning your career, Fallingwater can change you and your vocational path. Tour Guides engage visitors on one hour non-scripted general architecture tours of Fallingwater. Guides may also have opportunities to lead educational workshops and give presentations. Tour Guides must be able to retain architectural and historical facts, dates and anecdotes, and then customize that information according to the interests of the visitors.  Tours should be conversational as the guide facilitates the visitor’s self-discovery of architecture in harmony with nature. Guides must be comfortable speaking in front of groups and will engage visitors ages 6 to106 from diverse cultures, languages and geographic areas.  Must be articulate, positive, outgoing, dependable, flexible and have a professional demeanor. To apply, email letter of interest and/or resume to   wpcjobs@paconserve.org   and list   Tour Guide   in the subject line of the email. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com