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We appreciate your interest in working with us. If we find your background and experience a match for the applied position, you will be contacted to schedule an interview. Otherwise, your resume will remain open and active in our files for a period of 30-days. Thank you for your interest in the Delaware Historical Society!


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Delaware Historical Society
504 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 295-2390


Museum Ambassador – Wilmington Campus (Part-Time)

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Administration and Support

Ivan Henderson, Executive Director
Bryttany Ewers, Administrative Assistant
Iyannah S. Walton-Bacon, Executive Office Manager/Staff Accountant

Advancement and Communications

Kathleen Butler, Director of Institutional Advancement
Nicole Avallone,Graphic Designer
Rachael Boyd, Development Coordinator
Justine Hendricks, Communications Coordinator
Rick Stowell, Foundations and Grants Manager
Carol Washington, Rental & Events Coordinator

Building and Grounds

Ashley Mills, Director of Buildings and Grounds
Carlos Gaillard, Maintenance Technician

Collections and Access

Leigh Rifenburg, Chief Curator
Jennifer Potts, Curator of Objects
Edward Richi, Curator of Printed Materials
Bill Robinson, Preservation Librarian

Education and Inspiration

Rebecca Fay, Director of Education and Inspiration
Antoinette Maccari-Klingsberg, Curator of Education & Visitor Services Manager

Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage

Kobe Baker, Outreach Coordinator

Read House & Gardens

Debbie Harper, Interim Director of the George Read II House & Gardens and Curator of Education


At the Delaware Historical Society, we are not all the same. We see this as our greatest quality. For this reason, we celebrate Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Longevity.


How we unleash the power of diversity.


How we unleash the power of equity.


How we unleash the power of accessibility.


How we unleash the power of longevity.


How we unleash the power of community.

We recognize the importance of this work in undermining inequality and injustice, increasing accessibility and promoting programs that stand the test of time.

Working at the Delaware Historical Society comes with a variety of amazing benefits and perks. In addition to being a great place to work, DHS provides a generous benefits package designed to give employees a full and healthy life, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Free Museum Membership
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free General Admission to Partnering Organizations
  • Free Parking Pass

The Delaware Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.  Our employment practices prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.  We are committed to providing a diverse environment that is both inclusive and welcoming.  We encourage qualified applicants from all cultures and communities to apply.  This applies to employees, interns and volunteers.

We appreciate your interest in working with us. While as of right now we don’t have any openings, please check back frequently for updated opportunities.

If you have any questions, please email us at Thank you for your interest in the Delaware Historical Society!

We appreciate your interest in interning with us. While as of right now we don’t have any openings, please check back frequently for updated opportunities.

Each year the Delaware Historical Society selects five high school students for a paid summer internship to gain practical experience working in public history. Information regarding the application process is posted in the Spring on Facebook and this web page.

Volunteers make a difference!

Our volunteers’ time and talents are vital to the success of the Delaware Historical Society. If you are college-age or older, have some free time on a weekday or the weekend, and are looking for an interesting, enriching experience, then volunteering at DHS may be for you.