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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:

Assistant Education Coordinator - Full Time

The Assistant Education Coordinator will assume responsibility for educational programs; by enhancing our current programs and creating new programs. Position will oversee field trip reservations and subsequent communication with teachers. The Assistant Education Coordinator will work with the Education Coordinator throughout the year to continue building on our Junior Historian volunteer program. This position will also provide oversight and management of special events, communicating effectively with organizers and other departments throughout Sauder Village. Click here to learn more: Assistant Education Coordinator

Carriage Driver/Farm Hand - Part Time

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 

Historic Village - Opening May 4, 2022 (we will start hiring for these positions in March)
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, Front Desk (2nd shift), Housekeeping (1st shift)

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

Banquets - Wait Staff

Housekeeping - part-time position

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.