Public Program Assistants: Chestnut Hill Farm


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


Chestnut Hill RoadSouthborough, MA 01772


Overview The Trustees is looking for enthusiastic people to work with visitors during public events at Chestnut Hill Farm. Chestnut Hill Farm hosts a variety of public programs year round. Because these programs attract numerous visitors, public program assistants play a vital role in providing a quality visitor experience.


* Log volunteer hours in a timely fashion

* Provide an excellent experience for members, visitors, and their families

* Greet and direct visitors, serve refreshments

* Work independently or as a team with other volunteers and staff

* Educate visitors about the Trustees and Chestnut Hill Farm Additional responsibilities will vary with event but may include staffing a craft table, wayfinding, and providing additional guest information


  • Interest in talking to and working with the public
  • Ability to calculate correct change for simple transactions
  • Friendly and polite demeanor
  • Comfort in citing rules for games and activities

Time Commitment

2-6 hours per event. There are typically 2-6 events per month. Assistants sign up for events and shifts that fit their interests and schedules including at least 3 events over their 3 month commitment. Volunteers are typically needed 1.5-2 hours prior to and after an event.

Upcoming Events include:

Upcoming Events include:

Friday, February 24th- Greenhouse Beach Party
Saturday, March 11th- Maplefest!
Monday, April 17th-Friday, April 20th- Farmer for a Day
Saturday, April 30th- Running of the Goats
Sunday, June 18th- Father's Day Bluegrass and BBQ
July, August, September- Farm Dinners (one per month)


Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Volunteer for at least one event per month
  • Volunteers must be able to provide their own transportation to Chestnut Hill Farm.

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