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 are an integral part of the Hillwood community and 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, have admission privileges for family/guests, and receive discounts at the museum shop and café.


General Volunteer Application

To apply to Hillwood’s volunteer program, please complete the Volunteer Application Form.


General Volunteer Positions 

Click on the assigments below to learn more about the variety of volunteer positions available at Hillwood.


Mansion Docent Training Program

With three years since the last training, we are pleased to announce Hillwood will be offering a new Mansion Docent training course in 2017. Mansion Docents provide reguarly scheduled guided tours of the mansion, serve on-station interpreting the rooms and collections, and assist with custom tours, events, and public programming. The training will occur from January-June 2017. We highly recommend interested candidates review the detailed position description before submitting their online application. Completed applications must be received by Friday, September 16, 2016.

To apply to Hillwood's Mansion Docent training program, please compete the Mansion Docent Application Form

If you have any questions regarding the volunteer program, please contact Lisa Leyh, head of volunteer management, at 202.243.3938 or