Job Openings

The Seton Shrine is hiring! Work at the site of the first American-born Saint's historic home, and share her remarkable story with thousands of visitors. We are looking for hard-working professionals with warm, dynamic personalities to serve our visitors in the roles below.

Volunteer Coordinator – Full-Time

The Seton Shrine is seeking a warm, dynamic, detail-oriented person to strengthen and maintain the Shrine’s relationships with volunteers. This primarily involves working to know the volunteers and ensure that their service at the Shrine is fruitful in their lives and for the mission of the Shrine. To this end, the Volunteer Coordinator will assist those who manage volunteers with scheduling, training, and communication and will maintain accurate, confidential records. He or she will also help with the development and delivery of volunteer-dependent programs such as such as Basilica Liturgies, Faith Dramas, and the Junior History Interpreter program.

The schedule is usually 7-8 hours/day, five days/week including at 1-2 weekends each month and occasional evening events. The Shrine offers competitive pay, benefits, and opportunities for professional growth.

Knowledge and Experience: The ideal candidate will be a people person and energized by interacting with people from a variety of backgrounds and ages. He or she will be comfortable with basic technology and will exhibit an inviting presence, confidence and attention to details. He or she must also be a person of integrity, maintaining discretion and confidentiality when necessary. Working knowledge of the customs and teachings of the Catholic Church is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required. A minimum of 3 years of experience or equivalent skills required.

For a full position description or to apply, contact Beth Gilbert, ext. 8020 or email her at beth.gilbert@setonshrine.org.

History Interpreter – Full-Time

The Seton Shrine is a seeking friendly, engaging, creative person to join our team as a full-time as a Visitor Experience Facilitator (VEF). The VEF interacts directly with visitors as a tour guide or by presenting an historical figure in first-person wearing a period costume. The VEF also will mentor participants in our Junior History Interpreters program (ages 8-18). Training will be provided.

The schedule is usually 7-8 hours/day, five days per week that includes at least one weekend day and occasional evenings; weekend and evening availability is required. The Shrine offers competitive pay, benefits, and opportunities for professional growth within the position of Visitor Experience Facilitator.

Knowledge and Experience: The ideal candidate has and engaging personality, a passion for education and has a deep appreciation for history. He/she must be comfortable speaking to and engaging with groups of people 20+ people as well as couples and families. Experience performing or teaching is a plus. He or she will be a quick learner, able to absorb and retain large amounts of information and present it in a creative manner. Basic knowledge of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton and the Catholic Church is a plus. He or she will retain a high school diploma or equivalent; a Bachelor’s Degree is a plus.

For a full position description or to apply, contact Beth Gilbert, ext. 8020 or email her at beth.gilbert@setonshrine.org.

As Needed Gift Shop/Info Desk Sales Associate

The As-Needed Gift Shop/Info Desk Sales Associate fills two roles, usually working an irregular scheduled based on expected volume of visitors and other factors. The Gift Shop helps visitors maintain a connection with the Shrine by providing Shrine-related products for purchase. The Gift Shop Sales associate helps visitors find and purchase products as well as prepare items for sale or shipping. The Information Desk is one of the cornerstones in creating an easy and peaceful environment that allows visitors to focus on their experience from the start. The Information Desk associate is responsible for hospitality, tickets, and daily operations as well as other elements of the Shrine. Weekend and evening availability required. To learn more, email Beth Gilbert at beth.gilbert@setonshrine.org.