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Employment & Volunteering

Join Our Team!

Are you looking for employment or volunteer experience like no other?

Together, our team provides guests with experiences rich in history, hospitality, creativity, and fun.

We believe in honoring our past as we look to the future. We believe that Sauder Village is what it is today because of the visionary, hard-working people who came before us, and we will continue to thrive because of the visionary, hard-working people who will follow.

Our Values

Relationships of Trust, Respect and Genuine Care --- Responsible Stewardship --- Listening to Understand

Now Hiring Flexible Positions Available


Listen to some of our team members share why they chose to work at Sauder Village: 

And see some of the people who made our 2019 season a success:

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Looking for a way to connect with others, stay active with fun, fulfilling experiences, and give back to the community? Joining the Sauder Village family of volunteers may just be for you! Visit our Volunteering webpage to learn more!   


Current Employment Opportunities:

Human Resource Manager - Full Time
Responsible for management and recruitment functions of Human Resources throughout the Sauder Village complex including hiring, benefits, training, and human resource communications.  Instrumental in future planning and growth of Sauder Village employee relations and staff development.
Click here to learn more: Human Resource Manager

Retail Manager - Full Time
Responsible for the daily operation of Sauder Village retail operations, including the Quilt Shop, General Store, Gift Shop, and Main Street Confections. Directs inventory control, merchandising plans, profit maximization, staff supervision, and excellent customer experiences. 
Click the link to find out more information: Retail Manager 

Banquet Supervisor - Part Time (with opportunity for Full Time)
Responsible for supervising the dining room operations in the banquet/conference facilities at Sauder Village including Founder’s Hall, Sauder Heritage Inn and 1920s Main Street Venues, assuring that guests enjoy rich experiences and staff are managed in a professional and courteous manner.  Responsible for assisting with set-ups, including tables, chairs, linens, displays, AV equipment, buffet lines, electrical lines, etc. 
Click the link to find out more information: Banquet Supervisor 

Historic Village -
Receptionist - Seasonal Part Time: Wednesday & Thursday and Every Other Saturday. 
Historic Village Interpreters, Soda Fountain servers and Village Café servers, part-time positions

Barn Restaurant -
Cooks, Hosts/Hostesses, Wait Staff - part-time position, Buffet Runners, Dish Washers

Heritage Inn - Breakfast Bar Servers, Guest Services

Doughbox Bakery - Pie Baker, part-time.  Third Shift Baker, part-time.   Morning & Afternoon Sales Help, part-time.   

Banquets - Banquet Supervisor, Wait Staff

Housekeeping - part-time position

Complex-wide - Entry Level Setup & Maintenance

Please contact our HR Department with any questions.  Thank You.

How to apply:

Online - Follow this link and fill out the online form: Employment Application

By email - Complete an application and email it to

In person - Stop by the Sauder Heritage Inn to complete an application.

Via mail - Print and send an application to: Sauder Village, attn: Human Resources, PO Box 235, Archbold, OH 43502.