Volunteers/Employment Opportunities

Satisfy your fascination with the past by sharing history with the community at beautiful Historic Rosedale! Here’s a chance to work in a setting steeped in Charlotte history and an abundance of natural beauty. Learn about our heritage and share your excitement with an interested public. 

We are currently hiring for two important positions:

Historic Interpreters:

We are looking for Historic Interpreters (Docents) to help connect our visitors to the past. The main function of Historic Interpreters is to give guided house tours of  our 1815 home. Additionally, you may have the opportunity to be involved in both educational and outreach programming along with special events. You will be fully  trained in interpretation techniques, our history, and guided house tour principles. This is a part time position. Click this link to see a full job description. Please, NO phone calls. Send your resume and cover letter to Cher Lambeth at roseedu@historicrosedale.org 

Garden Assistant:

Be part of the team that cares for our nine acres of gardens, grounds, and big trees museum. You’ll work outside with heirloom plantings, formal gardens, and a wide variety of shrubs and trees. Gardening experience is preferable as is a knowledge of regional plants. This is a part time position. Click this link to see a full job description. Please, NO phone calls. Send your resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Myers at gardens@historicrosedale.org

Volunteer positions are ALWAYS available!

We are always seeking volunteers. If you have the time, we have a task to suit your interests and talents. Volunteer positions include: Special events and visitor host, garden help, clerical and front desk management, maintenance and preservation assistance, and research work.

Training is available for all new volunteers. For more information on the benefits of becoming a volunteer, click here to complete a volunteer application or please call us at 704-335-0325.