Volunteer Opportunities at the El Paso Museum of Archaeology

The Museum of Archaeology focuses on the
prehistory of the El Paso/Juárez region.

Current Need 

  • Docents to give tours to School, Youth, and Adult Groups
  • Tuesday through Friday, 9 am to 3 pm
  • Training Provided
  • City of El Paso Volunteer Application Process includes fingerprinting at no charge

Ideal Candidate

  • Interest in learning local prehistory and Southwest Indian communities
  • Interest in giving tours inside the museum and/or outside on our trails and 15 acre site
  • Enjoy talking with people of all ages
  • Available at times noted above
  • Able to travel to museum in Northeast El Paso
  • Bilingual - Spanish and English skills welcome
  • Able to commit to volunteering on a regular basis for several years
  • Good health - giving tours involves one to two hours of standing, walking and talking
  • Those using wheelchairs welcome


Please contact us if you would like to plan an internship in connection with your academic degree program in museum studies. We have no stipends for interns at this time.

You can assist us with:

  • Tours for children and adults - weekdays
  • Seeking financial support for exhibits and programs
  • Presentations in school classrooms - weekdays
  • Donations of food and beverages for receptions
  • Information tables at community events – weekdays and weekends
  • Maintenance of our 15 acre site including trails and Indian Garden
  • Summer archaeology camps - weekdays
  • A variety of tasks connected with special events and programs
  • Exhibit installation - weekdays
  • Printing and printer repair services
  • Gardening – weekdays
  • Grant writing 

We welcome those with:

  • Computer skills 
  • Photography skills 
  • Arts and crafts skills 
  • Knowledge of native plants & animals
  • Graphics and design skills
  • Promotional skills Music skills
  • Theatre arts skills

Contact us for details at 915-755-4332