Thank you for your interest in Belmont Mansion. Volunteers are a vital part of our orgnizton who assist in numerous ways. Regular volunteers give tours, work in the museum shop, assist with special events and help decorate for Christmas. We rely heavily on the help of our dedicated volunteers and welcome your participation at Belmont Mansion.
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Jerry Trescott by email: or by phone: 615-460-5459.
Current Openings as of 5-18-20 (in anticipation of resuming tours during phase 3 of Nashville's reopening plan)
Job Title: Historical Interpreter
Job Type: Part Time Staff
Supervisor: Director of Operations; daily tasks may be assigned by the Curator of Collections
Job Purpose: To give guided museum tours of Belmont Mansion and provide support to the mansion’s daily operations
Experience: Previous museum or similar experience preferred
Education: High school degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
Working Conditions: Standing and walking while speaking for an hour or more without a break; climbing stairs; adherence to professional dress code; wearing name tag required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Interest in and basic knowledge of American History
Excellent verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills for working with other mansion staff and guests
Ability to be part of a positive team environment and strong commitment to customer service
Giving guided tours to the mansion’s paid and other guests as needed
Ability to comprehend docent training materials and effectively communicate to guests the mansion’s history, early Nashville and Civil War history, and information about the museum collection and furnishings. Training will be provided.
Answering the telephone and greeting guests at the front door
Ringing up cash register transactions for admissions and museum shop purchases
Participating in special events hosted at the mansion by providing logistical support as needed and appropriate
Helping to maintain museum shop inventory, participating in staff meetings and training sessions, helping with seasonal decorating, and other mansion activities as assigned
Other duties as assigned
Please direct any questions, your resume, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.