Volunteer

We have volunteer opportunities to fit every interest and schedule. From preparing Christmas decorations to guiding tours to working in the gardens, there is a fun experience just made for you. If you are interested in helping support Tryon Palace as a volunteer, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Pamela Stevens at 252-639-3501.

If you are an elementary, middle or high school student and would like to volunteer at Tryon Palace, you can find our Student Volunteer Form here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Tryon Palace Shuttle Driver Volunteer Job Description

The Tryon Palace Shuttle Driver is not just a driver, you are a greeter, interpreter, host/hostess and ambassador to Tryon Palace. Enjoy being on the move and not being in one place too long. Interact with visitors, greeting them with a smile, offering directions, helping them into the shuttle, etc. Learn the history of Tryon Palace and pass that knowledge on to our guests while providing safe and efficient transportation.

•   Must be a licensed NC Driver
•   Driver's record check required
•   Must be prepared to interact with visitors and have excellent customer service 
•   Ability to share Tryon Palace history and current daily events with visitors

Flexible shifts/hours available. Current Tryon Palace Shuttle shift hours are:

  • Monday through Saturday: 9 am–1 pm & 1 pm– 5pm
  • Sunday: Noon–5 pm  

9:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Monday through Saturday.

Volunteer Application

Please complete and submit the online form below, or print and complete this PDF form and mail it to:

Tryon Palace
Attn: Volunteer Coordinator
PO Box 1007
New Bern, NC 28563

Please select your areas of interest: