Collections Manager

Berkshire Museum’s leadership is looking for a new team member skilled in collections stewardship, with a passion for building learning opportunities and community engagement through their work. We are in the midst of a comprehensive master planning process that will set a new interpretive direction, resulting in improvements to our facilities and visitor experiences. With major projects looming, change will be a constant for the foreseeable future.

Are you an individual with:

  • A curious bent, ready for challenging discussions and big decisions?
  • An organized, yet nimble and adaptable style?
  • An articulate and diplomatic demeanor, comfortable in different social settings?
  • A perfected blend of big-picture thinking and devil-in-the-details focus?

If so, we welcome you to please send us a cover letter expressing your interest and a resume to the attention of Jon Provost, For details about the position, click here for full job description.

Part-time Security Officer

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, seeks a part-time security officer. The security officer is responsible for maintaining the security of the Museum and its collections and for the safety of the staff and visitors. The security officer must maintain a high level of professionalism and customer service at all times. Click here for full job description.

Part-time Shop Assistant

The Berkshire Museum is seeking a part-time Museum Shop assistant to run our gift shop two days a week. The Museum Shop is a bright, lively space with quality toys and gifts for all ages. The Museum shop is ideal for someone who enjoys retail sales and working with people, as well as sharing information about all the Berkshire Museum offers.  Click here for full job description.


Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Learn, Share, Contribute, and Make a Difference!

Volunteers and interns are a vital and integral part of what makes the Berkshire Museum function and they perform a broad range of tasks in a variety of departments across the Museum. Volunteers and interns work alongside, and in support of, Museum staff to further our mission of bringing people together for experiences that spark innovative thinking by making inspiring connections between art, science, and natural history.

MagdaEach volunteer and internship opportunity is different – with its own unique set of responsibilities and therefore requiring its own mix of relevant skills and experience. Each department will provide job-specific training to the selected volunteer and/or intern. We will strive to provide you with valuable experiences and use the time that you are giving us wisely. Prospective volunteers and interns should be enthusiastic, flexible, and willing to learn new things. Click on the links for full position descriptions. Please read each description carefully and apply for those opportunities which call for the combination of skills, experience, and interest that most closely matches your own.

Available Volunteer Opportunities:

Spark!Lab Volunteers

Membership Sales Volunteer

Community Outreach Volunteers

Museum Shop Volunteer

If you see a position that you think is a fit, please submit a Berkshire Museum Volunteer Application to indicate your interest.

If you do not see a position but would like to volunteer, please submit a Berkshire Museum Volunteer Application and be sure to give us as much detail as possible regarding your interests, past experiences, and availability. You will be contacted if an opportunity opens up that we feel would be a good match for your skills and interests. 

Read our Volunteer Handbook to learn more about Berkshire Museum’s volunteer policies,
procedures, general guidelines, and rewards program.

Internship Positions:

Development Office Intern

If you are interested in a Berkshire Museum internship, please send a cover letter and resume to Lauren “Lo” Sottile at

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