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While the Rethos team is a small group of individuals, we come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. We come from rural communities and big cities, from blue-collar and white-collar families all over the country. We run marathons and live with disabilities. Our varied experiences as individuals have informed our unique perceptions of, and our commitment to, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

What we all share is a love of places, communities, and history; not one-dimensional history, but history from many perspectives. We have worked to build an organization that tells the stories and supports the preservation of places and people that have not been widely told.  

For all of us at Rethos, telling these stories brings with it a strong commitment to equity, not only in Minnesota, but also in other states where our work is expanding. We continue to work toward building a more diverse team with ties to a wider array of communities. We hope that you share our love and respect for the past, even when it is uncomfortable, and will join us in the work of telling these important stories to an ever-growing audience.  


Rethos is building our team! In the coming years, Rethos will be growing and looking to hire and promote a high-functioning, diverse team to work in an environment of inclusion, equity, collaboration, and innovation.

Public Engagement Coordinator

This listing is for a full-time, contract coordinator position that will work with our Heritage Tourism and Real Estate programs. The Public Engagement Coordinator will, under the supervision of the Heritage Tourism Manager, engage with existing and recruit additional volunteers for Doors Open Minneapolis 2024. It will also work with our Real Estate program to continue existing outreach efforts to help expand our Historic Rehab Loans. This position reports to our Heritage Tourism Manager and is located in our Saint Paul office.  

Instructors, Internships, & Volunteers:

Education Instructor Openings

Rethos is looking for instructors to join our team. Instructors are contractors, tradespeople, architects, home inspectors, DIYers, handypeople, historians, and maybe you! We currently have particular need for experts to teach basic home maintenance classes on topics like plumbing, electrical systems, weatherization, and heating/cooling. We're also looking for masonry and stucco experts.

Please tell us about yourself at the email link below. A Rethos Education staff person will respond to you within a week of submission.


We are always seeking motivated interns to join our team. We have a particular need for individuals
with skills, experience, and/or interest in nonprofit administration, communications, journalism and article writing, data management, development & giving, and marketing.

If you want to help us connect people to historic places, please send your resume and a cover letter
indicating your interest in working with us at


For general volunteer inquires, contact Emily Noyes at

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