Volunteers & Employment


Each spring we hire a new team of heritage interpreters! Candidates must be full-time students returning to studies the next fall.

Front Desk Attendants

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The Front Desk Attendant, acts as the first point of contact in the overall experience of Ranch guests, and provides each and every guest with excellent customer services. This position provides leadership in greeting customers, managing all point-of-sales for the Gift Shop, Ranch Admissions, Season Pass Sales and RV Site Bookings.

In collaboration with all staff, the Front Desk Attendant will assist with receiving RV site bookings, booking Mansion Tours, event support and support the General Store as required. This front line position will be an integral part of ensuring a positive guest experience and promoting and creating a positive workplace culture and community engagement.

Sales & Fundraising Coordinator

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The Sales and Fundraising Coordinator provides leadership in the marketing, booking and event support for Weddings, Corporate Sponsorship, Facility Rentals, Donations and Season Pass sales. The position will also work in collaboration with Curatorial staff and find innovative ways for attracting Tour Groups and developing and implementing innovative fundraising initiatives outside of the O’Keefe Sponsored Events.

This position is a supervisory position and will be responsible for the scheduling and supervision of seasonal front desk staff, all site rentals and RV site bookings, mansion tour bookings and the supply and sales of products located in the Ranch’s Gift Shop and General Store. The Sales and Fundraising Coordinator will provide support and leadership in the development of sound strategic marketing policies focused on increasing year round product sales and rental bookings and will be instrumental in promoting and creating a positive workplace culture and community engagement.


The O'Keefe Ranch relies on the support of volunteers for all our programs and events from May to October and December. There are several opportunities available throughout the season including (but not limited to):

  • General Store Attendants
  • Special Events; Fundraisers, Community Outreach, Family Fun Days
  • Event and Documentary Photography
  • Curatorial Assistants
  • Interpreters and Docents
  • Field of Screams Actors, Production Team, Behind the Scenes
  • Animal Care, Pony Ride Attendants
  • Grounds and Building Maintenance, Gardening
  • Administrative Assistance
  • Special Marketing, Collections, Grounds and Maintenance Committees etc.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact [email protected] with a completed Volunteer Application Form