Volunteer at the MAH

Our volunteers perform a variety of duties, from answering guest questions to assisting behind the scenes in our offices.

Click on an opportunity below and register to volunteer.

Gallery Attendants

Assist museum visitors, answer questions about the exhibitions, and monitor galleries to ensure the best guest experience.

  • Thursdays - Sundays, 12–6pm
  • No training required, bilingual a plus

Field Trips & Tours

Are you good with kids? Help with student visits at the museum and our offsite historic locations.

  • Tuesdays–Thursdays, 9:30am–12:30pm
  • This position requires 5–10 hours of onsite training

First Friday Celebrations

The MAH is a stop on the First Friday Art Tour. Join us as we stay open late for this fun community event.

  • First Friday of each month; 5–9pm
  • No training required, bilingual a plus

Evergreen Cemetery Maintenance

Help maintain one of the oldest public cemeteries in California with basic gardening and grounds needs.

  • Fridays, 9:30am–12:30pm
  • Gloves and tools provided
  • No training required

Volunteer at Evergreen Cemetery

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Join a team of amazing, weekly volunteers who help maintain one of the oldest public cemeteries in California, Evergreen Cemetery. Swing by to help with basic gardening like pulling weeds and clearing walkways, all while discovering Santa Cruz County History. Gloves and tools are provided. Explore the grounds. Meet other local history buffs. Discover more about the people who made Santa Cruz what it is today. No need to RSVP, just stop by ready to work.

Every Friday, 9:30am-12:30pm


Volunteer Questions? Drop us a note.