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Our Story: Since 2006

The Doss Heritage & Culture Center is a Texas & Parker County History Museum, dedicated to bringing history to life for all generations to experience and enjoy. Previously, the history and culture of Parker County was housed in one room inside the Weatherford Public Library. Now, the 23,000 square foot Doss Heritage and Culture Center is available for the world to enjoy the rich history and culture of the area.

 

Our Mission & Vision

The mission of the James and Dorothy Doss Heritage and Culture Center is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Parker County through cultural and educational events that raise awareness and pride in our western heritage. 

 

Doss Staff

Dean Hungate

Director

Nathan Beck

Facilities Manager

Amanda Edwards

Director of Museum Affairs

Sherri Myers

Accounts Manager

Ciara Draizin

Event & Marketing Manager

Paige Baker

Collections Manager

Chasity Walsh

Education Manager

Nikki Dryden

Front Desk

Employment Opportunities

Internship

Museum Education Internship

Schedule:
May 25th 2021 – August 6th 2021
Tuesday – Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday Mornings (9a-Noon) as needed June 3-July 28, 2021

Compensation $3,125.00 for 11 weeks

Application Deadline April 16th, 2021

Qualified individuals will assist the Museum Education Department with:

  • assisting with the implementation of three youth camps as a leader for the camps.
  • creating or expanding upon a hands-on history trunk for one subject area relating to the museum’s permanent collections.
  • assisting in all summer education events including but not limited to: Storytimes, STEAM labs, digital and History Alive programming and themed camp crate design and production.
  • developing activities for Night at the Museum annual event.
  • organizing and updating education files, tracking hours of service for volunteers, etc.
  • creating and tracking surveys for education programs.
  • any other duties & responsibilities deemed necessary by the department.

Requirements:

Applicants must be enrolled in college, be at least 18 yrs. of age, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of college by June 2021. They must have a valid driver’s license and reliable means of transportation. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. They should be organized, detail-oriented and computer literate. Applicants should have a general knowledge of Texas History and education theories/practices, possess excellent verbal communication and writing skills and LOVE working with children. Interns must be able to work outside during summer camps. All interns will have a background check performed.

Interested applicants should email: 1) letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) two references and 4) transcript to: Chasity Walsh, Education Specialist at education@dosscenter.org Application Deadline April 16, 2021.

Full Museum Education Internship Description Here

Full Time Employment

There are no Full-Time positions available at this time.

Part-Time Employment

There are no Part-Time positions available at this time.

Get Involved

Doss Volunteers help us bring history to life! Volunteers serve as docents, help with our education programs, special events & more!

Physical Address

1400 Texas Dr.
Weatherford TX, 76086
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Museum Hours

Tues – Sat : 10am - 5pm
Thurs : 10am-8pm
Sun & Mon: Closed

Contact Us

(817) 599-6168
info@dosscenter.org

Mailing Address

PO Box 215 
Weatherford, TX 76086 

Mission Statement

The mission of the James and Dorothy Doss Heritage and Culture Center is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Parker County through cultural and educational events that raise awareness and pride in our western heritage. 

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