Special volunteer opportunity with The Akron Garden Club, an affiliate volunteer committee of Stan Hywet, and Summit Metro Parks on April 23, 24, and 30 at the new Valley View Area of Cascade Valley Metro Park. Click here for more details.
Enjoy the estate in a whole new way by becoming a Stan Hywet volunteer. We have a variety of opportunities and some of roles we are currently looking to fill are listed below. Additionally, you can learn more about volunteering for a specialized committee and/or in our seasonal butterfly habitat by clicking on these areas' page links in the menu listing on the right.
Help facilitate onsite educational programming, enrichment activities, and adult/youth learning in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings.
Introduce guests to the world of pollinators and lead informal discussions along with interpretive experiences in the Butterflies of North America exhibit. ~Offered from mid-June to September only~
Manor House Front Door Host/Hostess
Greet and orient guests at the Manor House entrance.
Manor House Interpreter/Tour Guide
- Share the Seiberling family legacy and history of Stan Hywet through interactive and engaging storytelling via a variety of tours. ~ weekend availability preferred~
Special Events Assistant
- Assist with one or more of the following activities depending on the event: set-up, parking, greeting, admissions/ticket scanning, beverage tent server, food tent server, clean up/tear down. ~Evenings and weekend availability~
History First Hand
- History First Hand re-enactors are part of The Stan Hywet Historic Players. Members of History First Hand develop a character profile of Stan Hywet domestic staff or friends of the Seiberling family and reenact scenes from 1920 for Vintage Days and Living History Days, in addition to special events and educational programs throughout the season.
Wedding Guide Volunteer
- Escort wedding parties and guests for various events at the estate -- including photography sessions, ceremonies, and receptions. ~Evening and weekend availability is a must~