Education Assistant
Location: History Center (PNR)

The History Center of Polk County is looking for education assistants to provide tours and facilitate activities and programs for adult and youth groups, including schools, scouts and the general public. In addition to their on-site activities, you will have the opportunity to help develop and implement education materials.

What was once the Polk County Courthouse now serves as the History Center and houses the historical museum and library. The museum serves Polk's community through educational programs, special events, and volunteer opportunities. The museum's exhibits and programs continue to grow and change and there is always something new to discover. The museum collection includes natural and cultural objects related to Polk and the greater Central Florida area that represent our history from pre-Columbian to present day eras. The artifacts on display at the museum represent individuals, cultural groups, and events significant to the region.

Main Assignment Responsibilities

  • Give tours to residents and tourists
  • Facilitate activities and programs
  • Implement educational material


  • The Polk County History Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm.
  • Scheduling will be discussed at the time of the interview



  • Pass all applicable screenings


Skills listed below are skills either already possessed or learned through this assignment. Please complete your application in full to avoid delays in processing.

Address: 100 E Main St
Bartow, FL 33830
Minimum age:16
Near a bus stop:Yes
Court Service:No
Court Service Min Age:N/A
Times needed:
  Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Skills and Experience: Clerical - File/Copy/Sort/Pkg
Clerical - Data Entry/Phones
Other - Storytelling/Reading
Teaching - Adults
Teaching - Children
Professional - Tourism/Hospitality
Physical - Lift 20 lbs.
Physical - Walk door-to-door
Professional - Customer Service
Professional - Public Speaking
Preferred Location: Any Place (Polk County)
Indoors / Outdoors
Indoors Only