There are many ways to get involved and help the Rockpile Museum. Two of the best ways are to give either your time or money. We would love to have you volunteer and even the smallest monetary donations help us put on great programs and exhibits. We also want to hear your ideas. What would you like us to do? What kind of exhibits would you like to see? Let us know what you think.
The Rockpile Museum graciously accepts monetary donations. If you plan to visit and would like to contribute, the donation box is located next to the reception desk. If you prefer to send a donation, our address is:
Would you like to volunteer at the Rockpile Museum? If so, fill out the following application and turn it in to the museum. Don't forget to check out the volunteer positions listed below.
Available volunteer positions:
Weekday Museum Host/Hostess
The museum needs volunteers who can work in the receptionist area. He/She will interact with our guests and answer questions, receive telephone calls and route them to staff. The volunteer will also run gift shop sales for visitors and school groups. Volunteers may assist with special projects.
Qualifications: This person must get along with all types of people and personalities, have good telephone etiquette, and have the ability to answer visitor questions or find out answers for them.
Physiological Considerations: The museum is handicap accessible.
Time Considerations: Scheduling is contingent upon the availability of the volunteer.
Education Program/School Marm
There is an immediate need for school marms in our one room schoolhouse. If you are interested in working with children in a teaching capacity, please call Penny Schroder, Educator at (307) 682-5723.
Qualifications: Volunteer must enjoy working with children and parents, should be comfortable speaking in front of a group, and should enjoy learning facts about teaching school during the pioneer days.
Time Considerations: Scheduling is contingent upon school schedules.
Volunteer for one or more of our special programs during the year. You can volunteer as an individual, with friends or as a family. The programs are great fun as well as a good way to meet new people and make friends in the community.
Qualifications: These individuals should enjoy interacting with people and taking the initiative to involve and engage our visitors.
Physiological Considerations: Volunteers may be asked to control a station for the duration of the program and help with clean-up after the program.
Time Considerations: Programs are usually two hours long.