MOR volunteers and docents contributed over 25,573 hours in 2016. Needless to say, we couldn’t provide many of our Museum services without our talented and dedicated volunteers, and they provide vital support to the Museum and our community as a whole. In return, MOR volunteers enjoy the camaraderie of working with visitors, staff, and their counterparts; opportunities for life-long learning; and the satisfaction of knowing they are making a valuable contribution. 

Volunteer opportunities range from staffing activity carts to preparing fossils, helping with our Museum Family Days, joining a benefit event planning committees, helping with security, putting together mailings, and giving guided tours. Plus, each summer volunteer interpreters at the Living History Farm demonstrate the day-to-day activities of a Montana farm in the 1890s.

For more information about volunteer and docent opportunities at the Museum of the Rockies, please call the Volunteer Office at 406.994.6611 or send an email. Applications can be accessed on this page or at the front desk of the Museum. Please see our list of current openings below to see if there is a position available in which you might be interested.

Living History Farm Volunteer Sign Up
If you enjoy Montana history & interpretation, then volunteering at MOR’s Living History Farm may be for you! Farm volunteers welcome museum visitors to our 1890s Montana homestead, dress in period-appropriate clothing, and share Montana’s unique history with the public in interactive and hands-on experiences. The Living History Farm is open from Memorial Day through mid-September.

Volunteers must commit to the full season. An exciting six-week training program begins on April 3, 2018. Sign up early to get a head start on readings. For more information, please contact Christina Barbachano at 406.994.6611 or send an email.

Current Volunteer & Docent Needs

  • Museum Host
  • Interpretive Cart
  • Security Volunteer
  • Museum Docent
  • Living History Farm

2017 Volunteer Board

President – Cheryl Genovese
Vice President – Kristi Menix
Secretary – Linda Newblom
Docent Chair – Betsy De Leiris
Representatives –Mark Novak, Dar Wilson, Sarah Leinen

2017 Docent Board

Docent Chair - Betsy de Leiris
Vice Chair - Dennis Neuman
Secretary - Peggy Kimmet
Representatives - Joan McNab, Dick Smith, Diane Brawner and Cindy Glass