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GFS seeks to be inclusive, reflective, and responsive to the dynamic world we live in. Grounds For Sculpture, Inc. adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

Grounds For Sculpture is seeking part-time, seasonal (average of 10 -18 hours per week) Event Assistants to join our team. The Event Assistant reports directly to the Manager of Events and is responsible for providing extraordinary customer service during events at Grounds For Sculpture.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Welcome, greet and assist all clients’ needs throughout event.
  • Attend periodic trainings to keep up to date on GFS exhibitions, policies and offerings.
  • Together with the Manager of Events and other members of the Guest Services team, work to ensure guest, artwork, and building safety.
  • Serve as an ambassador for Grounds For Sculpture to help foster a culture of inclusion for all members, donors, volunteers, and guests. 
  • Follow reporting procedure in regard to incidents, accidents and artwork safety.
  • Assist Manager of Events with audio/visual equipment, setup needs, and ensure the event goes smoothly from start to finish as directed.
  • Serve as an ambassador for Grounds For Sculpture to help foster a culture of inclusion for all members, donors, volunteers, and guests. 
  • Responsible for opening and closing procedures.
  • Operate golf carts and trams as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma
  • 2 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and be flexible with schedule; willing to work in various temperatures
  • Demonstrate respect and inclusiveness to all employees, embracing differences
  • Proven exceptional customer service skills, organization and attention to detail
  • Must be a motivated self-starter who can work independently with minimal guidance
  • Spanish fluency encouraged
  • Basic computer knowledge

GFS is stronger for the diverse ideas, lived experiences, passions and skill sets of our staff. To that end, we offer equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws. 


Compensation & Benefits: 

Hourly Rate: $14.13

Part Time (Non Exempt)

Interested in applying? Please apply directly through our website and must include a cover letter:

About Grounds For Sculpture

Grounds For Sculpture (GFS) is a 42-acre not-for-profit sculpture park, arboretum, and museum, founded by the late artist and philanthropist Seward Johnson. Featuring nearly 300 contemporary sculptures by renowned and emerging artists in a beckoning landscape, Grounds For Sculpture combines art and beckoning spaces to welcome, surprise and engage all visitors in the artist’s act of invention. In addition to its permanent collection, Grounds For Sculpture offers rotating special exhibitions in its six indoor galleries, rich educational programs, and dynamic family events. Located in Hamilton, New Jersey, Grounds For Sculpture.

Additional Info

Job Type : Part-time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Customer Service

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