Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a New Mexico History Museum volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.

Applicant Information

Please complete all items in this section. Items noted * are required.

Emergency Contact Information

Demographic Information

You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.


Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.

Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.

Personal or Professional References

Please provide contact information for a personal or professional reference who is not related to you.


Please indicate your highest level of education and area of study.

Volunteering Interest

Please tell us:

1) Why are you interested in volunteering for the New Mexico History Museum?

2) What do you hope to accomplish or gain through volunteering?

Areas of Interest

Please indicate if you are interested in volunteering in a) Education and Visitor Experience b) Administrative Support c) Photo Archives d) History Library e) Collections or d) the Palace Press and why.

Skills and Background

Indicate if you have experience or skills in the following areas:

Microsoft Suite

Data Entry

Customer Service and Visitor Experience

Marketing, Social Media and Public Relations


Public Speaking

Foreign Languages

Educational Programming

I certify that all of the above information is correct to best of my knowledge. I realize that specific opportunities may not be available at a given time, but my application may be kept on file for a period of six months. I realize that acceptance as a volunteer is based on the combination of my interests and talents and the needs of the New Mexico History Museum (NMHM). I agree to abide by the Department of Cultural Affairs and NMHM rules, regulations, and policies, and will work voluntarily under the direction of its staff towards the museum’s mission.