Volunteer Opportunities PDF Print

The Railroad Museum is looking for a few good volunteers

Come join the dedicated team of 13 paid staff and over 125 volunteers at the Nevada State Railroad Museum! There are many interesting opportunities available for prospective volunteers:

  • Admissions Desk
    • Greet visitors, answer questions, and sell tickets
    • Promote memberships and volunteer opportunities
    • Contact: Lara Mather, 775/687-6953, ext. 224  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
       
  • Museum Store
    • Assist customers
    • Conduct sales
    • Prepare and arrange merchandise
    • Assist off-site sales during special events
    • Contact: John Walker, 775/687-6953, ext. 231  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
       
  • Collections Management
    • Inventory collections
    • Enter information into computerized collections database
    • Contact: Wendell Huffman, 775/687-6953, ext. 226  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
       
  • Education
    • Provide tours
    • Work in the open collections storage area and in the depot greeting visitors, answering questions, and selling tickets
    • Assist with teaching
    • Assist with publishing newsletter and informational materials
    • Contact: Lara Mather, 775/687-6953, ext. 224  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
       
  • Special Events
    • Assist at public events (including giving rides on the handcar!)
    • Photograph and videotape programs and events
    • Work as a member of the steam train or motor car crew 
    • Contact: Lara Mather, 775/684-6953, ext. 224  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
       
  • Facilities
    • Assist with cleaning exhibits (including the locomotives!) 
    • Contact: Brian Sheldon, 775/687-6953, ext. 228 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it