Volunteer Opportunities

At Tryon Palace, we love our volunteers!

There are volunteer opportunities to fit every interest and schedule. From guiding tours to working in the gardens, or helping with decorations during the holidays, we offer opportunities for every interest. If you would like to support Tryon Palace as a volunteer, please contactVolunteer Coordinator Pamela Gray at 252-639-3501.

Volunteer Opportunities

TRYON PALACE MUSEUM STORE at NC History Center and CRAFT AND GARDEN SHOP on Tryon Palace grounds

The Museum Store and the Craft and Garden Shop are looking for Volunteers that are available on Saturday. If you love discovering new and beautiful items and gifts, have retail knowledge, or are comfortable with computers then this position is for you.

Training for this position is completed during the week in the Museum Store. However, weekend training can be accommodated if needed.  If you are interested, please contact us with a brief history of your skills and qualifications to share with the Museum Store.

Complete a Volunteer Application

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Student Volunteer Application

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Tryon Palace Shuttle Driver

The Shuttle Driver wears multiple hats. Expect to be a greeter, interpreter, host/hostess and ambassador to Tryon Palace. Enjoy being on the move and not being in one place too long. There main job is to interact with visitors, greeting them with a smile, offering directions, helping them into the shuttle, etc.  Must be willing to 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 have excellent customer service skills and love interacting with visitors
•   Ability and desire to share Tryon Palace history and current daily events with visitors

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

Other Volunteer Opportunities Available