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HOURS OF OPERATION

The award-winning Paragon Carousel is open seasonally from Easter Weekend until Halloween (weekends in spring and fall and daily during the summer).

WE WILL OPEN FOR OUR 89TH SEASON ON EASTER WEEKEND 2017!

The business office is open year-round, with limited hours.

205 Nantasket Ave.Hull, MA 02045

Please Visit the Doors to History site to learn more about the Paragon Carousel and other historic sites in our area!

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Corporate Sponsors


George Washington TomaThe Grass Guy

Nantasket Hotel at the Beach


Thanks to winning a grant from American Express the Paragon Carousel replaced all twelve doors to the building that houses the Paragon Carousel with beautiful wooden doors that replicate the original doors from 1928. The grant also allowed us to renovate all the windows above the doors so that now light streams into the building. Thank you!

                   THE PARAGON CAROUSEL...Wants YOU!

 

The Paragon Carousel is a truly unique and wonderful place to work. Our Carousel Team members welcome upwards of 100,000 visitors from the spring to the fall. The experience of working as a representative of this historic merry-go-round is very rewarding. The sounds and sights of the Paragon Carousel have created lasting memories for generations. If you would like to be a part of our team this season, please consider applying for one of the available positions listed here. If you have what it takes to become an enthusiastic ambassador for the Paragon Carousel, we are interested in talking to you!

 

 

AVAILABLE STAFF POSITIONS for the 2017 SEASON:


CAROUSEL OPERATORS

For this position you must be at least 18 years of age. You will be trained how to operate the Paragon Carousel and the Wuritzer Band Organ, and all carousel cashier duties. An outgoing personality is a must, as you will use a microphone to deliver safety messages and other communications to our guests so that they are sure to have a safe, enjoyable experience when visting our antique Carousel. A smile and patience is a prerequisite for working with children and parents! Uniforms will be provided.

 

CAROUSEL CASHIERS

For this position you must be at least 16 years of age. You will be trained how to operate the cash register and in ticket-selling procedures. A positive, outgoing personality is a must! We believe in excellent customer service to ensure our guests have an exceptional experience when visiting the Paragon Carousel. Providing information on the local area, directions, and suggestions for merchandise and souvenir purchases enhances the guest experience. A smile and patience is a prerequisite for working with children and parents! Uniforms will be provided.

 

CAROUSEL CREAMERY SNACK BAR ATTENDANT

For this position you must be at least 16 years of age. We have a very busy ice cream shop and serve world-famous Gifford's Ice Cream, sandwiches and snacks. Working in our Creamery is a fun and rewarding job that is fast paced and physically demanding during our busy times. Our Creamery Team Members excel at interacting with the public. A smile and patience is a prerequisite for working with children and parents! Uniforms will be provided.

All interested candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule including day and night shifts, weekends and holidays. High school and college students are welcome, and availability to work through Labor Day is preferred. 

 

WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR 2017 SEASON BEGINNING MARCH 15, 2017.

Please send an email to info@paragoncarousel.com with "Summer Employment" in the subject line and the following information:

1.  Your name and phone number to contact you

2.  Position you are interested in

3.  Why we should hire you 

 

AVAILABLE VOLUNTEER POSITIONS for the 2017 SEASON:

  • Working in our Paragon Park Museum and Museum Shop (flexible hours)
  • Greeting - assisting with events and birthday parties
  • Serving on various committees
  • Grant writing
  • Volunteering your specific services and areas of expertise

If you are available to volunteer, please contact Sharon McNamee at (781) 925-0472, or email us at info@paragoncarousel.com.

 

Thank you!