Careers

Employment Opportunities

Have you ever worked at a place where just driving up to the front door is a magical experience?  A place where beauty and history surrounds you and invites you to be a part of it all.  If not, Filoli might just be that inspirational place where you can be a part of a team that is dedicated to our mission of connecting our rich history with a vibrant future through beauty, nature and shared stories.

We hope to have you join us as we engage new audiences and create new stories at Filoli.  Take a moment and review the many opportunities that we have to offer.  We have something for everyone and you may find your inspiration here.

Retail Representative PT

As part of our beautifully unique Clock Tower Shop, the Retail Representative cheerfully assists our visitors with excellent customer service, has an extensive knowledge of the retail products and accurately and efficiently handles cash.  This position will also provide support and participate in the Shop inventory activities.

This Retail Representative position is a part-time (up to 29 hours per week, flexibly scheduled) non-exempt, hourly and year-round.  The rate for this position is $19.00 per hour.  Typically, the Retail Representative will be required to work weekends and some evenings (during certain times of the year).  This schedule may change to meet the needs of the organization. 

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Volunteer Program Coordinator

The Volunteer Program Coordinator oversees the Volunteer Program and its purpose to amplify the Filoli mission by supporting the staff’s critical efforts to preserve, welcome, and inspire.  It is critical that volunteer activities are focused, prioritized, and aligned with the needs and goals of the organization.

Filoli recently completed a comprehensive assessment of the Volunteer Program that resulted in more streamlined administration of the program, ensuring the primacy of the Filoli guest experience in driving volunteer efforts, and creating new volunteer opportunities to engage the broader community.  The Filoli Volunteer Program offers greater flexibility to allow a variety of levels of participation, with volunteer assignments centered on preservation and care of its historic museum object collection and its world-renowned plant collections. 

The Volunteer Program Coordinator will oversee a tiered program with multiple points of entry and engagement as well as opportunities for camaraderie and community-building, including the development of occasional or episodic volunteer workday events.  The Coordinator is the primary contact for all volunteers as well as staff working with volunteers and ensures the successful recruitment, selection, placement, training and evaluation of volunteers.  Additionally, this position ensures volunteers are appreciated and acknowledged for their work through systematic distribution of benefits.

Filoli is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion and special attention will be given to creating platforms that allow for greater access for a broad audience.

This is a full-time, flexible schedule position with a starting minimum of 30 hours per week.  Depending on candidate experience, the salary range will be $26.00 to $28.00 per hour.  This position is eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex Plan, 401(k) (eligible after 6 months of employment), vacation, sick leave and holiday pay.  This position is expected to work evenings and weekends to provide the direct hands-on support for volunteers and staff.

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Program Research & Evaluation Specialist

The Evaluation Specialist will plan and oversee Filoli’s visitor experience evaluation efforts. This will include the development of timelines, implementation, pilot testing, analysis, and reporting. Evaluations will inform Filoli’s interpretation, exhibitions, public programs, partnerships, membership program, marketing, internal direction, onsite visitor experience, and DEAI work (Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion). In order to fully understand the visitor experience and support Filoli’s visitor services functions, the Evaluation Specialist will also directly interact with visitors in admissions and as they experience the historic House, formal Garden, and Nature Preserve, and provide formal and informal interpretation of the estate. The position reports to the Interpretation Manager, but will work closely with the Visitor Services, Public Programs, and External Relations departments.      

This is a full-time position (30-40 hours, flexibly scheduled), non-exempt, hourly and benefit eligible position.  Depending on candidate experience, the salary range will be $22.00 to $26.00 per hour.  This position is eligible for employee benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, Flex Plan, 401(k) (eligible after 6 months of employment), vacation, sick leave and holiday pay. The schedule will require regular weekends and evenings so flexibility to meet the needs of the organization is important.

Link to Full Description - Apply Here

Filoli is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workplace.

How to Apply:  Candidates with the above prerequisites are invited to submit their resumes along with a cover letter outlining their related experience and background to: https://filoli.applicantstack.com/x/openings.  Possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview.  Please, no phone calls.

Thank you for your interest in Filoli!

Mr. Bourn arrived at the unusual name “Filoli” by combining the first two letters from the key words of his credo:

Fight for a just cause.
Love your fellow man.
Live a good life.