VOLUNTEERING AT THE NEVADA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM

OPPORTUNITIES:

Volunteer memberships are your way to help preserve and participate in Southern Nevada’s railroad history while having a fun time! From selling tickets and leading tours to operating and maintaining our railroad equipment, volunteers involved in nearly every aspect of the museum’s daily operations. We are always looking for new volunteers to help!

We have opportunities across all different boundaries, from story tellers to outreach specialists. Our most common positions are listed below:

Docents

Ticket Office sales

Gift Shop sales

Train Crew

Live Steamers

Model Railroaders

Maintenance Shop Crew

MEMBER BENEFITS:

Volunteer memberships are offered by the Friends of the Nevada Southern for inviduals who volunteer two hours per month. Benefits of a volunteer membership 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 Admittance 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:

Speak to any staff member or volunteer at the museum, or contact us at 702-486-5952.

REQUIREMENTS:

Age Requirement: 16 Years or Older

Complete a Volunteer Application

Annual Safety Training and Test for operating crews