• Sunlight illuminates the top of historic Mission San José de Tumacácori church.

    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

Volunteer

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 
rangers and volunteers in front of church

At some times of year, volunteers outnumber paid staff four to one.

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Supervision and/or training is provided for all positions. Some volunteer positions are regular, ongoing positions; others are seasonal or for special projects. In addition to the open positions above, volunteers have engaged in these types of activities:

Interpretation

  • Docent - lead tours, develop programs for visitors
  • Youth programming - for school groups on- and off-site
  • Assist at Visitor Center Information Desk, including sale of books and other materials
  • Photography and videography
  • Translate / transcribe old Spanish documents
  • Translate brochures / site bulletins into Spanish, German, or French
  • Miscellaneous organizational and clerical work for Interpretive Division
  • Graphic design for posters and exhibits
  • Historical research on selected topics

Maintenance

  • Landscaping and garden work (weeding, trimming, etc.)
  • Small engine maintenance and lube work on equipment
  • General repair work, carpentry, plastering, painting
  • Trails maintenance - cleaning/dusting exhibits and trail signs

Administration

  • Computer data entry
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 520-377-5063 or stop by for more information.
 
Tumacácori Volunteers receiving the national Take Pride in America award for Volunteer Program
Tumacácori NHP's volunteer program received the national Take Pride in America Award in 2004.
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