Without the hard work, dedication, and overall support from volunteers, the Railroad Museum would not be in the position it is in today.
If you have an interest in railroads, history, education, or would simply like to a provide a service to the community, the Railroad Museum is a great place to volunteer.
The museum and the staff members are always open to welcoming new volunteers. The additional help and support that is gained from new volunteers cannot be measured, and for that reason, it will be the museum’s priority to make any volunteer’s experience here as mutually beneficial as possible.
Click the button below to download a volunteer application. Please return completed applications to the Sioux City Railroad Museum via mail or in person.
Examples of Volunteer Opportunities
Visitor Experience Volunteers
General Purpose -Gift Shop Clerk, Admissions Gate
Train Crew -Engineer, Conductor, Switchman, Brakeman
Historic Preservation Volunteers
Metal Fabrication -Basic and advanced shaping, construction, welding, and cutting of various types and styles of metals
Mechanics -Repair and preventative maintenance of gasoline & diesel engines, electrical, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical components and systems
Project Management -Work with people AND within the Historic Preservation Guidelines on rolling stock, buildings, large and small projects
Marketing and Office Volunteers
Advertising/Graphic Arts -Design of customer flyers, fundraising mailers, signage and information boards for static displays and buildings