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Employment & Volunteering

Join Our Team!

Are you looking for a volunteer or employment 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

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:

Director of Development - Full Time

The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing Sauder Village’s fundraising efforts including major gifts, annual fund, planned giving, donor events and capital campaigns.  The position works closely with the President & CEO and the Board of Trustees in all development and fundraising endeavors. 
Click here to learn more: Director of Development

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

Chef - Full Time

Responsible for overseeing food preparation for on-site functions at Founder’s Hall, Heritage Inn, 1920s Main Street, and off premise catering, while ensuring superior quality and consistency at all times.
Click the link to find out more information: Chef Job Description

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 - Soda Fountain servers and Village Cafe servers, part-time positions

Barn Restaurant -
Wait Staff, part-time position

Housekeeping -
part-time position

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

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

How to apply:

Online - 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.