Worker's Hill Interpreters


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


298 Buck Road EastPO Box 3630Wilmington, DE 19807

A volunteer interpreter bakes biscuits and shares with our visitors what life was like in the 1800s at Hagley.


Description: Hagley’s guests of all ages are fascinated by the Gibbons House and Brandywine Manufacturers’ Sunday School which were part of a vibrant 19 th century industrial village for workers in the DuPont Company powder yards. Bring to life the stories of the many immigrant families who lived, learned, played, and worked there in the nineteenth century. Training provided.

Qualifications: Good public speaking skills, friendliness, and enjoy talking, listening, and sharing history with guests. Must be able to operate a wood stove and light oil lamps (training provided), stand for periods of time and climb stairs.

Requirements: Time commitment varies, shift one to three days per month. Scheduling is flexible.

Please fill out the online application here or call (302) 658-2400, ext 257. After we receive your application, we will contact you and arrange to meet to discuss your interests in volunteering at Hagley.


  • Public Speaking
  • Research
  • History
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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