Opportunity Details

Volunteers Needed

Age Minimum (with Adult): 13+, Minimum Age:13+

Public Program Assistants- Chestnut Hill Farm


The Trustees is looking for enthusiastic people to work with visitors during public events at Chestnut Hill Farm. Chestnut Hill Farm hosts a variety of public programs year round. Because these programs attract numerous visitors, public program assistants play a vital role in providing a quality visitor experience.


•    Provide an excellent experience for members, visitors, and their families
•    Greet and direct visitors, serve refreshments
•    Work independently or as a team with other volunteers and staff
•    Educate visitors about the Trustees and Chestnut Hill Farm
•    Log volunteer hours in a timely fashion

Additional responsibilities will vary with event but may include staffing a craft table, wayfinding, and providing additional guest information


  • Interest in talking to and working with the public
  • Ability to calculate correct change for simple transactions
  • Friendly and polite demeanor
  • Comfort in citing rules for games and activities

Time Commitment

2-6 hours per event. There are typically 2-6 events per month. Assistants sign up for events and shifts that fit their interests and schedules including at least 3 events over their 3 month commitment. Volunteers are typically needed 1.5-2 hours prior to and after an event. 

Upcoming Events include:

Friday, February 24th- Greenhouse Beach Party
Saturday, March 11th- Maplefest!
Monday, April 17th-Friday, April 20th- Farmer for a Day
Saturday, April 30th- Running of the Goats
Sunday, June 18th- Father's Day Bluegrass and BBQ
July, August, September- Farm Dinners (one per month)

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Volunteers needed through 10/26/2020

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