Volunteer Opportunities

Click here for a volunteer opportunity form.

Below are different roles and volunteer positions:

  • Education committee: general guiding for public and private tours, hosting for tours, monitoring for special events and holiday.

  • Education: specialty tours: leading or assisting with tours for elementary school, homeschool children and youths.  Occasional college-age student tours.  Training and materials provided.

  • Education: Carriage House: conducting or assisting with tours, monitoring of the Carriage House (open Fridays/Saturdays, May – October).  Light housekeeping, i.e. sweeping floors, dusting vehicles, preparing for tours. Training provided.
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  • Membership committee: assist the First Vice President (Membership) with mailings, follow-up calls/letters, membership recruitment and related events.

  • Holiday season: assist with holiday season arrangements, scheduling of musical talent, inventory of holiday items.

  • Cellar Door Boutique committee: assist the CDS chair in operation of the shop during tour times and for special events. Training provided.

  • Special Events: assist with any of the special events at the Hower House Museum each year, such as Artisan Fair, annual meetings, outdoor or indoor concerts, tea events.Assisting can run the gamut of organizing staffing, making calls, placing food orders, etc.

  • Seasonal flower arrangements: assist with professional looking seasonal flower arrangements using silk flowers and greenery provided in the HHM flower room. Experience preferred.

  • Gardening/grounds committee: assist with weeding, watering of container gardens (on and near porches); could also coordinate Adopt-A-Plot projects with local civic groups.

  • Ad hoc Cemetery care committee: meet periodically to pull weeds and clean Hower/Bruot gravesites. Will work in teams.

If you are interested in joining our volunteer family, please call 330.972.6909 or email howerhouse@uakron.edu

A volunteer opportunities form can be found here.