Employment Opportunities

The Blue Earth County Historical Society is currently hiring two seasonal Hubbard House Assistants:

The R. D. Hubbard House Assistant is a part-time, seasonal position that exists for the operation of the Blue Earth County Historical Society (BECHS) R. D. Hubbard House and will work with the BECHS staff and volunteers to meet the needs of visitors to the house. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

Hubbard House

  • Responsible for the seasonal operation (May-September) of the R. D. Hubbard House, including the areas of tours, visitor services, gift shop, maintenance, cleaning and security.
  • Provide guided tours and educational programs to the general public.
  • Develop and implement living history programs.
  •  Oversee the display and security of objects in the main house and carriage house; and perform light conservation as directed.
  • Maintain accurate gift shop sales records and inventory at the Hubbard House Gift Shop
  • Perform light cleaning and maintenance of the property.


  • Interest in local history required. Knowledge of Minnesota history, Blue Earth County history, and/or 1900s Victorian history helpful.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone and with a variety of personalities. Must be detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Good customer relations skills
  • Professional attitude
  • Ability to work the posted Hubbard House schedule:
    May – Saturday and Sunday 1-4 p.m. (7 hrs./week + scheduled tours)
    June – August – Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. (16 hrs./week + tours);
    September - Saturday and Saturday 1-4 p.m. (7 hrs./week)
    Note: Hubbard House seasonal staff are allowed only ONE weekend day off PER month.

Wages $9.00/hour

To Apply Send Resumes to:

Jessica Potter
Blue Earth County Historical Society
424 Warren Street
Mankato, MN  56001


Applications due no later than April 21 at 5 p.m.

Volunteer Opportunities

BECHS is always looking for new volunteers. Fill out our volunteer application and we will be in touch. 


BECHS has internships available for a variety of different majors. Please contact Jessica, Executive Director, for more information.