Volunteer Opportunities

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 fill out the volunteer application or click here for a printable version and return completed applications to the Sioux City Railroad Museum via mail or in person.

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Railroad Museum - Volunteers


Examples of Volunteer Opportunities

Visitor Experience Volunteers

General Purpose -Gift Shop Clerk, Admissions Gate

Event Volunteer

Train Crew -Engineer, Conductor, Switchman, Brakeman, Grand Scale Train Crew, Motor Car Operator

Education Volunteers

Tour Guides


Historic Preservation Volunteers



Lawn Care

Metal Fabrication -Basic and advanced shaping, construction, welding, and cutting of various types and styles of metals

Track Maintenance

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


Information Technology


Archival Clerk


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