Employment Opportunities



Historic St. Luke’s Restoration (HSLR), doing business as St. Luke’s Historic Church & Museum, in Smithfield, Virginia, USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer inviting people of all backgrounds to apply for any available positions. HSLR does from time to time have open positions throughout operations, museum education, development, and administration. We also have a number of volunteer opportunities which allow interested persons to learn how we operate, give back to our community, and see if we may be a mutual good fit. We hope that you will apply for the open positions listed below and consider volunteer opportunities listed here. Thank you for your time and consideration. We wish you the best on your application process.

Todd Ballance, Executive Director

Please check the list below for our current openings.


We are seeking a highly motivated interpreter to provide world-class experiences for international and domestic audiences at our 17th-century historic site. Historic St. Luke’s Restoration (HSLR), doing business as St. Luke’s Historic Church & Museum, in Smithfield, is the oldest surviving church building in Virginia. HSLR interprets the early American pursuits of Religious Freedom and the separation of church and state as imbued in the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. 


We are seeking a highly organized office assistant to assist with daily administrative operations. The office assistant will work closely with other members of the administrative team providing support in a variety of areas. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented self-starter who possesses excellent organizational and time management skills. The office assistant must also be committed to providing outstanding customer service.


Groundskeepers are responsible for a variety of duties that involve year round care and maintenance of St. Luke’s Historic Church & Museum 23 acres of historic ground and cemeteries, and .5 miles of nature trails. They ensure the growth and vibrancy of our plants, flowers, lawn, and decorative shrubs and light maintenance of exterior buildings. They work outdoors in a mix of weather conditions maintaining clean, safe and clear access to and from the Administrative Building and Welcome Center as well as the Historic Church building.