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Filoli is closed until Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Please join us when we reopen.

Volunteer FAQs

Q: What are the basic requirements for becoming a Filoli volunteer?
A: All volunteers must be current members of Friends of Filoli and undergo an orientation and training period before joining a committee.

Q: How much time do I need to commit?
A: The number of shifts and hours required of committee members varies depending on the specific committee. Please see Filoli Volunteer Opportunities for more information.

Q: What if I become sick and cannot cover my scheduled shift?
A: Committee members are required to secure their own replacement in the event they cannot perform their shift. If they cannot find a replacement they must call their chairperson. Volunteers missing three or more unexcused assignments will be dropped from the volunteer rolls.

Q: Is there a dress code?
A: Yes, as representatives of Filoli your appearance should be clean, neat and appropriate to the activity. No jeans, tank tops, shorts, or sweat suits.

Q: Whom do I contact if I am interested in becoming a volunteer?
A: Please email volunteer@filoli.org.