Board Leadership & Volunteer Opportunities

Board Nominations Open

Be in the Room Where It Happens…the Board Room!
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum is seeking nominations for its class of 2024 Board of Trustees. Trustees have the primary responsibility of governing the organization. In partnership with the Executive Director, they promote the museum and work to achieve established strategic goals.

The RJD is committed to fostering diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) within its leadership. In line with this commitment, currently we are actively seeking board members who are young professionals and identify as members of the LatinX or BiPOC community. We believe that having diverse perspectives enriches our organization and enables us to better serve our community. By intentionally recruiting individuals from underrepresented backgrounds, we aim to create a board that reflects the diversity of the populations we serve, ensuring that a wide range of voices and experiences are heard and valued in our decision-making processes.  Individuals with some combination of the following skills are particularly sought: Legal, Financial Management, and Fundraising. Trustees serve a minimum of three years, and a maximum of nine. The RJD Board meets every other month, and all trustees serve on at least one committee.

Interested individuals are encouraged to read the full announcement here and to complete this brief intake form. The deadline for expressing interest is June 7, 2024. Questions may be directed to Executive Director, Dawn Salerno: 508-997-1401 or dsalerno [at] rjdmuseum [dot] org.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the RJD. Our volunteers provide an invaluable service to the Museum. They welcome visitors, provide quality educational programming, and help keep the grounds looking beautiful. We hope you will join us!

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Gardening
  • Special Event Assistance
  • Administrative Assistance / Marketing Assistance
  • Visitor Services (Front Desk and Shop)
  • Don’t see yourself in any job above? Talk to us about your interests and skills!

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. Volunteer hours are flexible according to the time commitment and interest of each volunteer. Most positions require weekday hours. Those interested should complete a Volunteer Application and CORI Form. Completed forms can be mailed to the museum or email the volunteer coordinator.

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