Join Our Team


The Erie Canal Museum relies on volunteers for much of that we do. Visit the volunteer page to learn more and fill out our Volunteer Application.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the Museum’s governing body composed of generous individuals committed to upholding the Museum’s mission. To learn more read our Board of Trustees Job Description. If you are interested in applying, fill out out Board of Trustees Application.


If you are interested in an internship at the Erie Canal Museum, please fill out the application below and email it to

Erie Canal Museum Internship Application


2024 Artists in Residence – Three Opportunities Available – $10,000 per artist – Applications due by September 10

Custodian (Building & Grounds) – Part Time – Starts at $15.00/hour

While we do not have any other open positions at this time, you can send your resume, cover letter, and employment application to to be notified about future openings.

Erie Canal Museum Employment Application