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Volunteers


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 opportunities at the Museum of the Rockies, please call the Volunteer Office at 406.994.6611. 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.

Current Volunteer Needs

Living History Farm Volunteer Sign Up
If you’re interested in Montana history and interpretation, then maybe becoming a Living History Farm Volunteer is for you. Farm Volunteers welcome Museum visitors to our 1890’s Montana homestead, dress in period appropriate clothing, and are available for questions and tours. The Living History Farm is open Memorial Day through mid-September and a volunteer must commit to the full season. An exciting training program begins mid-March.

Registration takes place January 3 – March 10. Sign up early to get a head start on readings. For more information, please call 406.994.6611 or email blair.speed@montana.edu.

Download a Docent Application

 

2016 Volunteer Board

President – Trish Rice
Vice President – Cheryl Genovese
Secretary – Kristi Menix 
Docent Chair – Sharon Eversman 
Representatives – Michelina Kazeminejad, Pete Rieke, Vicki Renz

2016 Docent Board

Docent Chair - Sharon Eversman
Vice Chair - Betsy de Leiris
Secretary - Bluette Phillips
Representatives - Butch Itoh, Caroline Bowen, Dick Smith, and Meredith Lewis

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