Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to help at WOODVILLE PLANTATION
There are many ways you can help out, here are some positions:

MUSEUM AIDES:  Man the table in the Gift Shop to collect admissions and/or gift  shop sales.
TIME:  3 hours on a Sunday afternoon – one day a month or every other month, or be on call.
TRAINING:  Minimal – need to learn how to record sales/admissions and payments.
DRESS:  Regular clothes

DOCENTS:  Conduct guided tours of the house
TIME:  3 hours on a Sunday Afternoon
TRAINING:  Need to learn scripted information.  Should “shadow” tours for at least one month.
DRESS:  Period correct clothing.  WP has some available to borrow, or you can purchase your own
with approval.  At very least wear a “Woodville Plantation” shirt.

GARDENERS:  Help prepare and maintain “Colonial” garden
TIME:  Spring:  Clean-up Day, Planning Day, Planting Day
Summer:  weekly maintenance
Fall:  Harvest & Garden Clean-up
TRAINING:  Helpers will work with Lead Gardener

There are many other opportunities, such as helping on special program days with food preparation;  helping with American Heritage Chocolate Demonstration;  etc.

To download the Volunteer Application here.

Please contact us at nevillehouseassociates@gmail.com.

The Home of John and Presley Neville, circa 1780

Woodville, the John and Presley Neville house, is Southwestern Pennsylvania’s principal link to the late 18th century, interpreting the time period of 1780-1820 and documenting the lives of the three families that resided there, the Nevilles (1775-1815), the Cowans (1815-1835), and the Wrenshalls (1835-1975).


Interested in renting the grounds and facilities at Woodville?

Visit our rental page for more details


Wayne's Legion

Please visit the website for Wayne's Legion, a group of dedicated individuals based at Woodville Plantation who recreate the first Army of the United States from 1792-1796.