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Volunteer at CSPM

Current Opportunities

Wednesday, July 23 @ 3:30pm – New Volunteer Information Session

The session includes brief program on local history, the mission and work of the Museum, and volunteer opportunities and requirements. Fall volunteer opportunities include cart guides (educators), youth & family program volunteers, museum shop, and front desk greeters. We are not currently recruiting volunteers for our collections or research departments.

Please let us know you’re coming by completing our Event RSVP Form.

How to Become a Volunteer

STEP 1

Complete the Volunteer Interest Form.

STEP 2

We will contact you with more information.

STEP 3

Get involved! If you are invited to become a volunteer, start attending the monthly volunteer meetings and sign up for training opportunities. We’re looking forward to having you join our team!

Volunteer Positions

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CART GUIDES (Educators) 

We are currently recruiting Cart Guides to assist with our Hands On History School Program for the 2014-2015 school year. This is a 5 to 10 month commitment, and we ask that you volunteer for at least 3 shifts a month (6 hours). Training will take place in August. Please attend the July 23 information session to learn more.

FRONT DESK GREETERS

Volunteers assist by staffing the front desk, greeting visitors, responding to visitor inquiries, and answering the phone.

MUSEUM STORE 

Volunteers assist in the museum store with point of sales, inventory, pricing, cleaning, helping guests, and merchandising. Store volunteers must commit to a weekly 3.5 hour shift.

RESEARCH & COLLECTIONS

Collection positions are very limited. Volunteers for this work must have a serious interest in the subject matter, and have a regular time commitment. Previous education in the subject is not required; however, the supervising archivist and research coordinator are willing to train the interested volunteer in doing the specialized research work.  Any opportunities will be posted online. 

YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS

Program volunteers assist with a variety of hands-on activities for visiting school groups and families.

JUNIOR DOCENT PROGRAM 

The application window for the 2014 Junior Docent Program is now closed. Please check back in March of 2015 for more information about the program application. Learn more about the Junior Docent program here.

Volunteer Requirements & Benefits

Please view the documents below for an overview of volunteer requirements, benefits, and procedures:

Become a member of the CSPM Volunteer Program today…we’d be history without you!

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum Volunteer

Sculpture Maintenance Volunteer