Jobs & volunteering

Garden Volunteers at Hillwood

Garden Volunteers at Hillwood


Job 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