Current Job openings
         The Cape Cod Maritime Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are currently hiring for the following seasonal positions: 
Camp Instructor

Administrative Manager

Camp Instructor

The Young Mariner Program is a multidisciplinary course designed to introduce young people to  maritime culture, science, and seamanship in a hands-on manner. Focused on children entering grades 4-7, this  short-day camp will run from mid-June through August (summer break) and will be taught onboard Cape Cod  Maritime vessels and at the Museum. 

Each group of 12 students will attend four, half-day sessions (Monday through Thursday) designed to provide them  with the maritime experiences. The overarching goal of the Young Mariner Program is to introduce Cape Cod residents and  visitors to the widest possible array of maritime experiences to instill an appreciation of, and a curiosity about, the maritime  world and its many vocational and avocational benefits and opportunities. 

Work Dates: Mid-June thru August  

Location: Hyannis, MA 



  • Assist in leading, instructing, and supervising campers (grades 4-7) in all areas of Marine Science and Maritime  Curriculum and perform duties that are required by the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director. The camp runs out  of the Cape Cod Maritime Museum and has direct access to Lewis Bay and the Nantucket Sound.  

  • rinciple Duties:  

  • Ensure and prioritize safety of all campers 

  • Aide the Assistant Camp Director and Director in group management 

  • Aide in administrative camp duties  

  • Co-Teach all components of the STEM-based Marine Science and Maritime Curriculum (training provided).  • Assist students in daily program classes and activities  

  • Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in recreational and instructional times as  scheduled.  

  • Assist with camp organization such as drop off/ pick up procedures 

  • Assist with routine clean-up.  

  • Set-up and maintenance of site and program areas.  

  • Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and activities (on- and off-site).  


  • Preference for having or pursuing a degree in Marine Science, Biology, Education, Parks and Recreation, or  related field (applies to Juniors, Seniors, and College Graduates.)  

  • Camp or Teaching experience preferred.  

  • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work with campers and staff.  

  • Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands-on” teaching methods.  

  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team pursuing one common goal and objective.  

  • CPR/First Aid Certified or willingness to receive certification before starting  

  • Must be able to provide your own housing 


Salary: ~$16.50per hour  

Contact: If you are interested in the position, please send your resume and three references to


Museum Administrative Manager

The Administrative Manager will work closely with the Executive Director, Membership Director, and staff to manage administration, events, and operations at the museum. They will also serve as liaison to answer inquiries from the public about the museum’s programs, exhibits, membership, and fundraising.


Work dates: Year-round, part-time (10 hours per week on average, flexible schedule with some weekend hours for events)

Location: Hyannis, MA


  • Membership Management ​

    • Work with Membership Director to coordinate yearly fundraising mailings, including invitations, appeals, and events.

    • Maintain and organize development and membership database (Eleo) – be the in-house expert on the program and its functions.

    • Enter, track, and report on appeal and mailing returns (via Eleo)

    • Write & send thank you letters & membership materials

    • Coordinate and organize membership correspondence, renewals, membership cards and benefits

    • Process gifts and memberships through donor management database (Eleo)

    • Act as point of contact for donors, members, and other sponsors

  • Operational/Clerical

    • Monitor communications on museum’s social media pages as well as website contacts.

    • Maintain and update museum’s booking software as needed

    • Coordinate museum calendars

    • Develop and maintain all admin files including hard copies and digital

    • Coordinate board, advisor & committee meetings: send notices, take minutes, update participants on upcoming meetings and send documents needed

    • Reply to general inquiries over email & phone; forward pertinent emails & messages to appropriate staff

    • Respond to email & phone requests as directed by Executive Director

    • Maintain & update mailing lists

    • Order and maintain supplies and mailing items

    • Coordinate and schedule Exec Director meetings as requested

  • Events

    • Serve as front-line event coordination for weddings, retirement parties, etc., coordinating all details with staff as needed prior to events

    • Assist education coordinator in event planning needs for educational events

    • Serve as on-site coordinator for events

  • Admissions (Rotate in to assist Front Desk Staff when needed)

    • Knowledge of opening procedures, front desk operations, and closing operations during season to step in as needed

    • Routine visitor interaction—selling regular admissions & combo tickets, giving tourist information, etc.

  • Other tasks as given by Executive Director



  • 1-3 years administrative experience

  • 1-3 years event coordination experience preferred

  • Non-profit administrative experience preferred

  • Fundraising experience preferred

  • Experience with Customer Relations Software (Eleo or other software preferred)

  • Confidence and thorough knowledge with computer programs - Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Google Suite

  • Bachelors or Associates Degree

  • Advanced organization skills a must

  • Uses initiative and is a proactive problem solver

  • Friendly, and works well with others

  • Comfortable dealing with the public/visitors

  • Have own vehicle

Salary: $22 per hour

Contact: If you are interested in the position, please send your resume and three references to