Work & Volunteer

at Belmont Mansion


Thank you for your interest in Belmont Mansion. We welcome the help and support of volunteers. Our volunteers assist in a variety of ways including working in our museum shop, assisting with special events and decorating for Christmas. We rely heavily on the help of our dedicated volunteers and would love for you to be part of Belmont Mansion.


If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Jerry Trescott at: 615-460-5459.

Current Openings :  3-16-20

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:

  1. Interest in and basic knowledge of American History

  2. Excellent verbal communication skills

  3. Excellent interpersonal skills for working with other mansion staff and guests

  4. Ability to be part of a positive team environment and strong commitment to customer service


Job Functions:

  1. Giving guided tours to the mansion’s paid and other guests as needed

  2. 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.

  3. Answering the telephone and greeting guests at the front door

  4. Ringing up cash register transactions for admissions and museum shop purchases

  5. Participating in special events hosted at the mansion by providing logistical support as needed and appropriate

  6. Helping to maintain museum shop inventory, participating in staff meetings and training sessions, helping with seasonal decorating, and other mansion activities as assigned

  7. Other duties as assigned


Please direct any questions, your resume, and cover letter to


Visit to review our Event, Wedding and Elopement options. 

All previews and meetings regarding weddings or other rental events are available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment or inquire

about an event,  please contact the Director of Weddings & Rentals after reviewing the website. 


Belmont Blvd & Acklen Avenue 

Nashville, TN 37212


1900 Belmont Blvd

Nashville, TN 37212


Photos by Ed Houk

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