VILLA FINALE: MUSEUM & GARDENS

Volunteer at Villa Finale



Join Villa Finale's Volunteer Staff!

Volunteering is fun and rewarding! Villa Finale offers a variety of Volunteer Staff positions for people with varying talents and availability.  

Would you like to join us? It's simple!

  1. 1. Please call Marketing & Development Coordinator, Farrah Varga, at (210) 223-9800 or email her at fvarga@villafinale.org to express your interest in becoming a volunteer at Villa Finale.

2. You will be emailed a Volunteer Application to complete and return.


3. We will schedule a one-hour, one-on-one orientation with you. During your orientation, you will receive a volunteer manual, become familiarized with site operations, receive any additional training materials, have your name badge photograph taken, and reserve a time for in-house training, should you desire to be a member of our Volunteer Tour staff. 

It is that simple!

 

Get involved at Villa Finale -- something for everyone!

  • Guide (for guided tours):  Lead regular and special guided tours for visitors of all ages. Guides are required to complete and pass guide training.
  • Tour Assistants:  Follow Guide-led tours of Villa Finale to provide extra security and assist guests with disabilities. 
  • Tour Staff for self-guided tours:  Assist visitors and answer questions as they tour Villa Finale's first floor on their own.
  • Grounds:  Assist Buildings and Grounds Manager with the general care and maintenance of gardens and buildings.
  • Collections: Help out our Manager of Collections and Interpretation with the cleaning and care of the house and collections. Collections volunteers must complete full guide training and work as Tour Staff before they may work as collections volunteers.
  • Event Staff: Want to volunteer but cannot commit to a regular time slot? This is the perfect position for you! Villa Finale frequently needs volunteers for weekend and evening programming.

Summer internships may be available for qualified students. Please give us a call for more information!

VOLUNTEER STAFF REQUIREMENTS
  • All Volunteer Staff must attend an annual Safety and Security Overview. This is mandatory for all Volunteer Staff. 
  • Villa Finale will host special Continuing Education sessions throughout the year which may be mandatory for some volunteer positions.
  • Some volunteer work areas may require additional training – training time and commitment levels vary for each individual work area.
  • All new volunteers must attend Volunteer Orientation.