Now Hiring Tour Guides for 2017!

Thank you for your interest in the Tour Guide position at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society in De Smet, South Dakota. This just might be the perfect summer job opportunity for people who love Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Little House books!

Please review the links for the Tour Guide Employment Packet below:  Tour Guide Application Information, Tour Guide Position Description, and Application For Employment. This packet thoroughly explains the Tour Guide position, as well as all issues related to our application and hiring processes.

Our Tour Guides are incredibly important to the guest experience at the Memorial Society – it’s vital that we hire staff who truly care about Laura’s legacy, and appreciate just how important her Little House books are to literature and history. We don’t expect staff to come here as experts; but we do expect that everyone we hire understands that our guests see us as experts on all subjects related to Laura, her family and friends, and her books. We’re confident that the training materials and orientation program we provide will prepare you for this meaningful and enjoyable experience!

As you review the materials in the Tour Guide Packet and consider applying for the position, please call us if you have any questions about the position, the Memorial Society, living in De Smet, the application process or timeline, or anything else related to this position. We’d be happy to talk to you or anyone else about joining our great staff: 1-800-880-3383.

Thank you again for your interest in the tour guide position and our organization. We look forward to receiving your Application for Employment. 

Also, please feel free to share these materials and the position information with anyone you know who might be interested in helping us bring the Laura Ingalls Wilder legacy to life today while preserving it for the future!


Dianne Mollner
Assistant Director 
Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society 
Post Office Box 426 
De Smet, South Dakota 57231.

Tour Guides

800.880.3383 | 605.854.3383 |P.O. Box 426, 105 Olivet Avenue, De Smet, South Dakota, USA
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