Jobs & volunteering

Garden Volunteers at Hillwood

Garden Volunteers at Hillwood


Job Opportunities 




Volunteer Opportunities

Become part of our fabulous team! Hillwood is recruiting volunteers for weekday and weekend positions. 

Volunteers serve on a regular schedule, honor an annual service commitment, and participate in training and education programs. They also take part in volunteer-only events and receive discounts at the Museum Shop and to public programs.

Interpretation Volunteers

  • Visitor Services Volunteers offer a gracious welcome and interpretive assistance to Museum visitors in the Visitor Center and Mansion.
  • Museum Shop Volunteers offer customer service in the Museum Shop and organize new merchandise.

Those interested in becoming a Visitor Services or Museum Shop volunteer should contact Lisa Leyh, interpretation volunteer manager, at 202.243.3938 or

Behind-the-Scene Volunteers 

  • Horticultural Volunteers assist with all phases of estate gardening.
  • Conditioning cut flowers and arranging cafe vases


Behind-the-scene volunteers should contact Bill Johnson, horticulturist volunteer coordinator, at 202.243.3927 or

Please click here of the Volunteer Application