The Old Stone House
The Old Stone House (OSH) & Washington Park is a 3.5 acre historic site and New York City Parks Department public space with gardens, playgrounds and recreation areas located between 4th and 5th Avenues and 3rd and 5th Streets in Brooklyn. It is a gathering place for the Gowanus and Park Slope communities and attracts additional visitors from around the world. Our busy outdoor space serves more than 500,000 annual park users, and more than 40,000 people visit the Old Stone House each year.
OSH is a reconstruction of a 1699 Dutch farmhouse, built on Lenape land. There is a permanent exhibit focused on the history of the site from the Lenape through the American Revolutionary War, and a contemporary art exhibition program that is reinstalled four times a year. Additional cultural events programming includes music, dance, film and theater performances both indoors and outdoors, many in partnership with colleague organizations in the community. We also have an active park permitting and private event rental schedule.
OSH is seeking an outgoing Visitor Services Coordinator. Primary responsibilities include sharing the history of the site from the Lenape through the 1930’s reconstruction, as well tracking and confirming permit and event requests.
The Visitor Services Coordinator:
This busy job requires:
Required on-site hours include:
Noon – 5 pm on Friday
10 am – 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday (open hours Noon – 4 pm)
With up to an additional 5 hours off site to respond to rental and permit requests within 48 hours Tuesday through Thursday, for a total of approximately 26 hours per week. Additional event hours may be available if you choose.
The salary is $25 per hour, paid monthly.
The Old Stone House is committed to fostering a collaborative and respectful work environment, and is an equal opportunity employer. As such, OSH provides equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without unlawful discrimination with respect to age, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identification, marital status, military status or veteran, national origin, political association, political/personal convictions, predisposing genetic characteristics, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic location, philosophies, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws, in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, demotion, lay-off, and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. All employment-related decisions are based solely on relevant criteria including training, experience, and suitability.
May 25, 2023 - May 25, 2043
$25.00 – $25.00 per hour
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