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VOLUNTEERING ON THE RAILROAD, ALL DAY LONG

OPPORTUNITES:

Volunteer memberships are your way to help preserve and participate in Southern Nevada's railroad history while having a fun time doing it! The museum is almost purely run through volunteers from the Friends of the Nevada Southern Railway, and we are always looking for new volunteers to help!

We have opportunities across all different boundaries, from story tellers to outreach specialists. Some of our most popular positions are listed below:

Train Crew (Driving the Train)

Live Steamers (Driving Scaled Trains)

Model Railroaders (Creating Miniture Trains)

Shop Crew (Maintaining the Trains)

Check out our opportunity listings on VolunteerMatch!

BENEFITS:

Volunteer memberships are equivalent to the benefits received by an Individual Membership, which include:

Unlimited Train Rides for the Year

(Excluding Special Events and Santa Train, unless on Volunteer Crew)

15% Discount on purchases in our Gift Shop

Free Admitance to Nevada State Museums:

East Ely Railroad Depot Museum, Ely

Lost City Museum, Overton

Nevada Historical Society, Reno

Nevada State Museum, Carson City

Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas

Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City

HOW TO JOIN:

Please come visit during one of our regularly scheduled weekend runs, and ask a volunteer staff member about opportunites and joining the Friends of Nevada Southern Railway!

REQUIREMENTS:

Annual Dues: $20 Per Year.

Age Reuirement: 16 Years or Older

At Least 2 Hours of Volunteer Service per Month