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El Pueblo History Museum Volunteer Opportunities

Interesting and rewarding volunteer opportunities await you at El Pueblo.

Black Heritage Trail - Regional Ambassador 
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Join the Associate Curator of African American History and Cultural Heritage as a Regional Ambassador for History Colorado! Your assistance in establishing contacts, partners, and content will highlight the important contributions African-American’s have played and continue to play in Colorado’s history. Sixteen Regional Ambassadors will be selected, four from each region.

**Those who are accepted to the Regional Ambassador Volunteer program will be notified by Jan. 31, 2022**

Ambassadors will:

  • Work with curator to better understand Black Communities in your area
  • Connect History Colorado to organizations/individuals who promote or preserve Black History near you
  • Help the team create and evaluate content to be included in the "Black Heritage Trail"
  • All selected Ambassadors must pass a background check.
Teen Museum Corps

Apply here for summer 2022.

This summer, El Pueblo History Museum is looking for high school students to assist the museum in educational programs, customer service, social media marketing, historic re-enactment, and other museum-related programs.  

Each member of Museum Corps must be able to commit to an average of 6 hours a week for the summer – starting the week of June 13 through August 5. (Of course, we can work around family vacations and other obligations.) Teens who fulfill this obligation will earn a cash education award at the end of the summer. Participants will also earn a free t-shirt, lots of great real-world experience, and over 50 hours for school-related community service credit.

Once you complete the form, click the continue button at the bottom.

*The deadline to apply is May 25, 2022.

All qualified applicants will be invited to attend a group & individual interview. Participants who are selected for the Teen Museum Corps will be required to attend an orientation on June 10th from 11 - 2 PM.

El Pueblo Trading Post Assistant

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From June to August, assist visitors with hands-on activities like adobe brick building, tortilla making, and candle dipping. Monday - Saurday. 10-2 and Sunday 12-4.

Tour guide

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Give guided tours to adults, children, and groups.  Hours vary during the school year. 

Gift Shop assistant

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Answer phone calls and customer inquiries, facilitate cash sales, and assist with guest services

Morning shift, 10 am to 1 pm
Afternoon shift, 1 to 4 pm

Historical interpreter

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Work at special events and living history days.