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Now Hiring: Director

Wessels Living History Farm is now accepting resumes for the position of Director.

Our mission is to preserve the history and provide education to our guests relating to the evolution of agriculture and represent life on a Nebraska family farm through classes, demonstrations, activities and displays.

The ideal candidate is energetic, organized and experienced in managing a variety of responsibilities. This position requires a creative-minded individual with an ability to plan, organize and manage all aspects of a small, working farm. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail are very important. We are looking for an individual with a passion for teaching and leading classes, greeting guests with enthusiasm, sharing stories and representing life on a 1920s farm.

Recruiting and inspiring volunteers, community outreach, marketing and PR are all important to the role. The ability to manage the budget and basic financial duties, website and social media is required. An understanding of non-profit business is preferred. Farming or agricultural experience is preferred. A history background or willingness to learn is preferred.

  • Background check and drug screening
  • Email with your questions and resume.
  • Position will remain open until the right candidate is found!
  • Salary is negotiable, depending on education and experience.

Wessels Living History Farm is an EOE.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year


Volunteer At The Farm

Keeping Dave’s dream alive requires the help of many volunteers! There are a wide variety of things to help with, from behind the scenes to working directly with the public. Contact us to see what opportunities are available to get involved! Middle school and high school students, adults, groups, or clubs- there are so many ways to help! Scouts or students needing service hours, we have plenty to do!

  • Check out our programs for middle school & high school students, families and those interested in service project or intern opportunities! Call today! 
Please pick all areas of the farm that you're interested in volunteering
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