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VOLUNTEER

Do you love Yountville and the Napa Valley? Recommending places to visit? Meeting new people? If you answered yes to these questions being a Volunteer at the Yountville Welcome Center is the perfect opportunity for you! The Yountville Chamber of Commerce operates the Yountville Welcome Center and is always seeking Napa County residents interested in sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for wine country with our visitors. As a volunteer in the Yountville Welcome Center you will meet and greet visitors, provide details on area activities, accommodations, events and more.

REASONS TO VOLUNTEER

GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

At the core of Volunteering is the desire to give back to your community. Volunteering at the Yountville Welcome Center allows you to promote Yountville and the surrounding businesses to visitors and locals alike. Be rewarded knowing that you are helping to make Yountville a world class destination. 

LEARN ABOUT YOUNTVILLE

By volunteering at the Yountville Welcome Center you are sure to become an expert on Yountville and the Napa Valley. Training is provided to make sure you are up to date on the happenings in town. Whether you are new to the area or a long time residents there is always something new to learn about Yountville and the Napa Valley!

MEET NEW PEOPLE

Yountville Welcome Center volunteers get the unique opportunity to interact with people from all over the world! In addition to meeting all of our amazing visitors, volunteers also get the opportunity to meet and interact with Associate Members, Buisness Members, and each other.

FAMILIARIZATION TOURS

Familiarization Tours (or FAM Tours) are volunteer only experiences at Yountville Chamber member businesses. Learn what wineries, restaurants, hotels and other businesses are offering to visitors to be able to better serve them in the Welcome Center.

BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

  • Familiarization tours at member wineries, restaurants, hotels and shops
  • Discounts at member businesses
  • Invitation to attend Chamber sponsored events for free!
  • Two volunteer appreciation events a year
  • Invitation to monthly mixers to enjoy local food, wine and company
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Automatic Associate Membership

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

The Yountville Chamber of Commerce is always looking for new volunteers to help in the Yountville Welcome Center.

Volunteering at the Yountville Welcome Center is a weekly commitment of 4 hours. Volunteers work the same day for either a morning shift (9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) or afternoon shift (1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.). Volunteers are responsible for opening or closing the Yountville Welcome Center, greeting guests, introducing them to Yountville and the Napa Valley and referring them to member businesses.

In addition to a weekly commitment, volunteers are expected to attend the monthly volunteer meeting on the last Wednesday of the month and familiarization tours throughout the year.

Other Requirements:

  • Must have good people skills; be enthusiastic, friendly and have a pleasant personality
  • Customer service and sales skills
  • Basic internet search capability
  • Comfortable standing for lengthy periods of time
  • Be able to lift 25 pounds

Applying

The volunteer recruiting process is selective. All candidates must fill out an application followed by an interview to determine their level of knowledge, enthusiasm, commitment and interest in promoting Yountville and Yountville Chamber of Commerce members.

To apply click here to fill out an application and email it to Jessica Penman, Operations and Membership Manager, at jessica@yountville.com  to set up an interview.

For More Information

Become a volunteer of the Yountville Chamber of Commerce and get involved in your community!

YOUNTVILLE WELCOME CENTER VOLUNTEERS

Angelika Wieling

Volunteer Since: 2011

Bob Lewis

Volunteer Since: 2016

Bobbi Bird

Volunteer Since: 2017

Carl Johnson

Volunteer Since: 2014

Carol Thistlethwaite

Volunteer Since: 2017

Carol Shirmang

Volunteer Since: 2018

Carole Jenkins

Volunteer Since: 2015

Darlene de Beauclair

Volunteer Since: 2017

Dee Heizer

Volunteer Since: 2018

Devon Avery

Volunteer Since: 2013

Diane Gandara

Volunteer Since: 2017

Elia Lewis

Volunteer Since: 2003

Jake Costa

Volunteer Since: 2016

Jim Ladwig

Volunteer Since: 2017

Larry Fox

Volunteer Since: 2018

Lee Milovich

Volunteer Since: 2017

Lorraine Visovsky

Volunteer Since: 2019

Mayrah McKinney

Volunteer Since: 2019

Mickey Guarino

Volunteer Since: 2001

Mimi Ousman

Volunteer Since: 2017

Mitch Meredith

Volunteer Since: 2016

Morris Faiman

Volunteer Since: 2017

Nardos Tesfaye

Volunteer Since: 2018

Pam Williams

Volunteer Since: 2015

Pam Zeidell

Volunteer Since: 2005

Peggy Eriksen

Volunteer Since: 2017

Pinpin Shi

Volunteer Since: 2019

Rita Price

Volunteer Since: 2017

Rob Stout

Volunteer Since: 2018

Sandy Fagan

Volunteer Since: 2013

Shirley Hartung

Volunteer Since: 2017

Suzanne Lescure

Volunteer Since: 2011

Suzanne Webster

Volunteer Since: 2017

Swan Day

Volunteer Since: 2018

Vicky Ayala

Volunteer Since: 2015

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YOUNTVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

YOUNTVILLE WELCOME CENTER

6484 Washington St., Suite F
Yountville, CA 94599
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily
(707) 944-0904

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