Volunteer and take your place in history!

The volunteers of History Colorado are an important and dedicated group crucial to our operations. Volunteers play an important role in helping to tell Colorado’s story. Whether it’s greeting visitors at one of our many Community Museums, working behind the scenes of a new exhibit at the History Colorado Center, or inspiring school kids to explore our state's history, we have a variety of opportunities to use your special skills to bring Colorado’s history to life.

Current Volunteers: Log In Here

Click here to log in to record and schedule your time.

How to Become a Volunteer

Here is what you need to know about becoming a volunteer:

Fill out an online application:

Denver Area (History Colorado Center, Byers-Evans House Museum, Grant-Humphrey's Mansion, Governor's Residence) Volunteer Application Form

Community Museums (Fort Garland, Fort Vasquez, El Pueblo History Museum, Healy House and Dexter Cabin, Trinidad History Museum, Ute Indian Museum) Volunteer Application Form

Once your application is complete and submitted you'll be contacted to sign up for orientation.

As a volunteer, you receive the following benefits:

  • Free admission to all History Colorado museums
  • A monthly online or mailed version of our volunteer newsletter, the Possibles Bag.
  • Annual volunteer recognition event
  • A discount on a History Colorado membership after you have volunteered 25 hours
  • A discount on History Colorado's Lecture Series.
  • Gaining knowledge and expertise on Colorado's history
  • Meeting and working with a diverse group of people