Although there seems to be no opportunities for advancement in recent years there are still wonderfully fulfilling part time positions within the company. The organization as a whole seems less and less likely to promote from within or to offer suitable benefits to part time employees regardless of tenure.
Being a part of local history and conveying this knowledge to visitors and school groups makes me proud of the work I do. The most enjoyable part of my work is watching visitors become interested and as enthusiastic as myself during tours and demonstrations of activities.
The hardest part is knowing my skills are grossly underutilized by the organization.