Opportunity Details

Engagement, Arts & Culture

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Winterlights Set-Up - Bradley

Opportunity Overview
This 90-acre country retreat sits only a short distance from hectic Rt. 128, yet will transport you back 100 years to a bucolic world of majestic homes, elegant gardens, carriage rides, fields and woodlands – all the amenities of gracious, turn-of-the-century living in the Neponset River Valley.
Winter Lights is a visual evening time holiday light extravaganza planned for the Bradley Estate each weekend, Friday-Sunday, November 22, 2019 - December 29, 2019. The evening will include fun activities and crafts for the entire family, music, hot chocolate and maybe a surprise visit from Santa!
There are so many ways for volunteers to get involved!
Set-up Starting in September:
Each Thursday from September 19 - November 14, you are invited to join our staff and other volunteers to help set up the various Winter Lights displays. Volunteers are welcome to come for the morning shift, or assist for the entire day! 

Set-Up Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Clearing trails and other trail maintenance tasks
  • Spreading mulch
  • Hanging lights and decorations
  • Communicate regularly with staff
  • Sign-up for your available days
  • Have reliable transportation to the Estate
  • Good communication skills
  • Dress in appropriate clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions
  • Able to walk on uneven surfaces, bend and lift upwards of 10 pounds

Time Commitment Needed
Thursdays September 19 – November 14, 9 am – 1 pm or 9 am - 5 pm.; occassional Saturday dates will be added as needed.
Sign up for one day or as many as you like!

More about The Trustees
Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org.

The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.


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