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Volunteer at the Traverse City Visitor Center!

One of the most important positions at Traverse City Tourism is being a part of the knowledgeable and friendly volunteer team that staffs the Visitor Reception Desk - and we're looking for more of those ideal candidates!

No experience is necessary but volunteers should possess excellent knowledge of the area, a friendly personality and basic internet skills to allow them to look up information about local events and visitor amenities.

Required Skills:

  • Friendly personality
  • Dependable
  • Excellent knowledge of the area
  • Basic internet/computer skills
  • Must communicate verbally and provide information in a clear and simple manner
  • Resourceful


  • Greet visitors and assist them in an informed and friendly manner.
  • Stay current on local events by reviewing the newspaper, calendar of events and other sources.
  • Must research information on our website or other internet sources.

Selected volunteers will be asked to attend a training session and commit to at least (1) four hour shift at the Visitor Center reception desk monthly from mid-Oct to May, and (1) 3 hour shift every other week from May-Oct.

To learn more about volunteering at the Traverse City Visitor Center, please email Traverse City Tourism Office Manager Joni McGuffin at joni@traversecity.com or call her at 231-995-3906.