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Job Opportunities


Thank you for your interest in Bayside Historical Society! Individuals interested in employment at BHS should check this page frequently for updated listings.

Position Announcement: Executive Director NEW

Summary: The Executive Director (ED), working closely with the Board of Directors and its committees, assumes an overall leadership role and is responsible for the general continuing operations of Bayside Historical Society. This includes but is not limited to: planning, organizing and directing all operational, administrative, fundraising, programmatic aspects of the organization; and managing the day-to-day operations. The ED will work ~30 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday, and other times as necessary, such as attendance at monthly Board meetings and BHS events. The ED reports to the President of the Board and is considered a non-voting member of the Board.

View the complete job description for BHS Executive Director on LinkedIn.


Bayside Historical Society offers volunteer opportunities to both young people and adults in the community. In addition, local schools, civic and religious organizations are also able to provide volunteer services to BHS.  


Volunteer responsibilities vary, but may include assisting with set-up/tear-down of programs and events, assisting teachers during onsite educational programs, greeting the public, managing ticket sales, seating patrons, and other duties as directed.  The primary goal of the volunteer program is to support the mission of BHS as a learning destination, a resource for researchers and the community, and a venue for the visual and performing arts


Volunteers are welcome to participate in all programming and events. All volunteers are asked to identify their personal interests and preferences to facilitate assignments that are most satisfying. Every attempt will be made to assign volunteers to the type of projects and activities that most interest them. All volunteers, upon acceptance into the program, will be given a full orientation as to the policies and procedures of BHS.

Please contact the office at or 718-352-1548 if you are interested in volunteering.

Volunteers Needed: Education Program

Bayside Historical Society's Education Committee seeks interested, energetic, history-loving individuals to help with our K - 5 field trip program at the landmarked  Officers' Club at Fort Totten in Bayside. This is a great community involvement opportunity, particularly for anyone who enjoys interacting with children.

• Training provided 
• Flexible schedule (just a few weekday mornings a month, as your schedule permits!)  

Volunteers Needed: Office Assistant

The office is in need of assistance with telephone calls, responding to the visiting public, and assisting BHS staff with event registrations and guest seating. Hours vary and include weekends and evenings.



Bayside Historical Society offers opportunities to enhance your studies with unpaid internships. Please contact the office at or 718-352-1548.

There are no internships at the present time
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