Maidu Museum Volunteers

Volunteer with Us!

Looking to volunteer at a vibrant, community-centric museum? We’re the place!  We have a number of different volunteer opportunities to fit your schedule, interests, and talents.


Docents (Tour Guides)

Docents guide tours through the museum and along the trail.  The Maidu Museum & Historic Site provides school tours to classes throughout the region.  Most of these tours are led by volunteers. Must be available during the week.

Looking for someone:

  • Interested in working with adults and children
  • With an interest in Cultural History, Anthropology/Archaeology, and/or local Ecology
  • Lead fun, engaging programs and activities

Weekend Program Volunteer

Looking for a flexible volunteer opportunity? Become a Weekend Program Volunteer! Our Saturday programs and activities are less formal than the school tours and provide one-on-one experiences with all museum visitors.

Looking for someone:

  • Interested in working with adults and children
  • With an interest in Cultural History, Anthropology/Archaeology, and/or local Ecology
  • Lead fun, engaging programs and activities

Restoration Crew

The majority of the grounds maintenance and restoration on our 34-acre historic site is done by our volunteer Restoration Crew.  This is a great opportunity to spend time in nature while getting your hands dirty.

Looking for someone:

  • Interested in working outside
  • With an interest in local Ecology
  • Available Monday mornings

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have particular skill or talent you would like to share? Contact us and let us know what you’re interested in.  Some examples are:

  • Grant writing
  • Fundraising
  • Carpentry or Exhibit Fabrication
  • Art or Design experience

Next Docent Training 

August 17th and 24th
9am to 4pm

We are looking for new Docents/Tour Guides! Our volunteer Tour Guides leads school tours through the museum and along the trail at the Maidu Museum. Must be 18 years or older and able to volunteer between Mondays and Fridays from 9am to 2pm. To sign up, fill out a volunteer form.