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Volunteers Needed

Be a Western Hero! We are currently looking for volunteers to represent the Museum in various positions. Gallery guides, Museum store help and a variety of other immediate opportunities are available. Apply in person at the Museum or online at westernmuseum.org/get-involved/volunteer.

Or call 928.684.2272 to schedule a meeting with the Visitor Services Manager to find your perfect fit. Training will be provided. Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of 40 hours of service annually.


Desert Caballeros Western Museum has a dedicated team of part time and full time professional staff. We work together guided by our Core Values:

  • We exercise responsible stewardship and management of all museum resources.
  • We operate a financially stable organization.
  • We promote the highest professional standards and institutional integrity in all museum endeavors.
  • We work together as a positive team (staff, trustees, and volunteers) while respecting our different viewpoints and talents.
  • We operate with transparency to maintain and grow the public trust.
  • We provide exemplary and innovative programs and exhibitions for our diverse audiences.
  • We respect and serve our audiences by being responsive to their needs.
  • We improve our ability to interpret the Western experience by collecting and researching associated art and artifacts.
  • We creatively promote the museum locally, regionally, and nationally.
  • We provide an accessible, safe, and enjoyable museum learning experience.
  • We serve as a model and resource for leadership and innovation in the local community.
  • We form partnerships with other cultural and educational institutions to promote a deeper interest in and knowledge of Western American art and culture.
  • We foster and deepen relationships with existing and prospective donors to grow the collection and ensure the financial stability of the museum.