Current Open Position:

Position: Collections Project Assistant
Job Type: Part-time, (24 hours per week), temporary (8 months) – hours per week and duration flexible
Reports to: Lauren Brincat, Curator
Duration: May 2023 through December 2023
Compensation: $22 / hour
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023

Preservation Long Island (PLI) seeks a Collections Project Assistant to become a key contributor to an ongoing inventory project. They will work directly with PLI’s art and object collections to improve both the intellectual control and physical well-being of approximately 2,500 items stored across four properties. This a part-time, grant-funded position.

Click HERE for the full job description and application instructions.

Volunteer Opportunities:

If you are interested in sharing your love of history with others, contributing to our understanding of Long Island’s past, and joining an organization dedicated to the protection of cultural heritage, consider volunteering with us this season!

We are currently seeking volunteer Educators at our four historic properties. The online Volunteer application portal is open NOW through March 15, 2023.

Click HERE for more details and to submit your application. 

Internship Inquiries:

If you are seeking an internship position, please include a resume or list of experience with your inquiry to: [email protected]

About Preservation Long Island
Headquartered in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Preservation Long Island’s mission is to celebrate and preserve Long Island’s diverse cultural and architectural heritage through advocacy, education, and stewardship of historic sites and collections. Working to raise awareness, appreciation, and support for the celebration of a shared past, our program areas include interpreting historic sites; collecting art and material culture pertaining to Long Island history; creating publications and exhibits; and providing direct support and technical assistance to individuals and groups engaged in local preservation efforts.

Preservation Long Island is an equal opportunity employer that considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.