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Volunteer Contact

Doug Simon
Shared Resources Volunteer Coordinator
(505) 841-2877
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Volunteer Programs

Each year, over 350 volunteers contribute time to the Museum. Their commitment supports the Museum's mission to provide educational experiences. We truly value each of our volunteers, and there is a place for you too.

Volunteer Application Form
Apply online to become a volunteer
Volunteer Information Center
Log in to the Museum's Volunteer Information Center to check your schedule and see what's new!
Volunteer Opportunities
From greeting visitors to building exhibits to preparing fossils, our volunteers take on many important jobs at the museum. Check here to learn what volunteer opportunities are available now!
Volunteer Association
Volunteering gives you the opportunity to share your passion for natural history and science with today's students and tomorrow's scientists in a dynamic, ever-changing setting.
Junior Docents
Our Junior Docent Program provides a comprehensive, hands-on, minds-on museum experience for students who are entering eighth grade through twelfth grade in the coming fall.
VAN Archive
Search our collection of Volunteer Association Newsletters for past and present editions by year and month. The Volunteer Association Newsletter is sent out several times a year to our volunteers.