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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Do you have a passion for the Geneva Lake area? Do you enjoy history, meeting new people and making a difference in your community?
If so, Black Point Estate & Gardens has special volunteer opportunities for you!

We have a variety of positions that suit any interest or skill level.

Help us share the history and legacy of the Conrad Seipp family!

Volunteer benefits include…
Free admission to twelve WHS Sites and Museums
Discounts on WHS Memberships
Discounts on WHS Press publications and image prints
Discounts at all WHS Site and Museum Gift Shops
Discounts on WHS Site and Museum special events

Please contact (262) 248-1888
or blackpointestate@wisconsinhistory.org
for more information.

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Education Intern
Historic Gardener


CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

DOCENT

Duties – Our docents are trained to be the local experts on Black Point Estate & Gardens. You will bring history to life as you provide guests with a narrative about the Seipp family, and the house and gardens.

Skills – We look for friendly, polite and punctual volunteers who enjoy working with people. You must be interested in history and comfortable speaking to the public with an entertaining and educational approach. Must be comfortable climbing in-house stairs to access 2nd floor and standing on your feet for a few hours.


OBSERVER

Duties – Observers shadow the docent guiding the tour to help keep a timely schedule and to ensure that guests do not touch or remove pieces of the collection. There is no speaking role requirement.

Skills – We look for friendly, polite and punctual volunteers who enjoy working with people. Must be comfortable climbing in-house stairs to access 2nd floor and standing on your feet for a few hours.


GARDEN VOLUNTEER

Duties – Garden volunteers work once or twice a month from May – September. Duties include pulling weeds, pruning, general maintenance of garden beds and occasionally planting

Skills – Ability to work a two-hour shift outdoors that requires bending, standing, and kneeling. Prior plant knowledge is a plus