Volunteer Opportunity

Nederland Mining Museum Guide

Application or Registration Deadline: 08/30/2019
Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Parks & Open Space
Category: Open Space, Environment, and Gardening
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: A few hours per month. Must be at least 15 years old.

Nederland Mining Museum

Program Summary:

Do you love sharing stories, talking with people, and have a passion for history? Volunteers are needed to help visitors explore and learn about mining history at the Nederland Mining Museum.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Welcome and orient visitors to the site
  • Interpret objects and mining history
  • Answer visitor questions regarding the museum collection and local history
  • Provide information about the area and nearby open spaces
  • Lead educational programs for organized groups, such as schools, senior centers, and interest groups
Qualifications and Requirements:


  • Must be at least 15 years old (volunteers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult parent/guardian during training and volunteer shifts)
  • Comfortable speaking to a wide range of ages and audiences
  • Must have personal transportation
  • Pass criminal background check

Time Requirements

    Minimum of two, 3-hour shifts, morning or afternoon from June—October
    Friday, Saturday, or Sunday
Training Dates and Information:

One half-day training takes place on September 13, 2019.


For more information please contact Rachel Shearer at rshearer@bouldercounty.org or 303-258-7332.

Application Process:

Application deadline is August 30, 2019

Apply Now

Applications are accepted through Discover Boulder County, Parks & Open Space’s volunteer management system. If you’re new to the system, you’ll need to create an account. But it’s easy and we only use your contact information to communicate about events you register for. We will never sell or give your information to a third party.

If you are an existing Parks & Open Space volunteer, please let Sheryl Kippen know that you would like to apply for the volunteer opportunity.