The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas needs volunteers to join our Guest Services Team by working at our Welcome Desk. Welcome Desk Volunteers make the first and last impression on visitors to the museum. By acting in a professional, engaging and inclusive manner, our Team Members ensure that our guests feel welcome, safe and excited about their visit.
Museum Welcome Desk Tasks:
Cheerfully greet all visitors
Provide information, directions or other assistance
Track visitor attendance
Assist researchers in registering for library access
Assist guests with digital resources and audio tours
Answer the museum’s information phone line
Alert museum staff to any safety concerns in the entry area
Maintain Welcome Desk cleanliness and appearance
Assist other staff with projects if available
Days: Saturday and/or Sunday
Time: Up to four hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Verbal ability to communicate with guests
Visual ability to monitor visitors for compliance with mask requirements
Hearing ability to communicate with the public by phone
Immune system tolerance for some public contact with PPE
Hand and finger dexterity
Excellent customer service skills
Enjoy meeting and talking to visitors
Flexible in adjusting to varying work assignments
Can tolerate both slow and fast-paced customer traffic periods
Willing to research and learn Nevada history relevant to gallery exhibits and store merchandise to enhance visitor interest
The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas is situated on the Springs Preserve campus, boasting numerous acres of walking trails, water features, native flora and fauna and other attractions, free to use or for a nominal fee.
Nevada State Museum Guest Services work areas are near the museum entrance in an air-conditioned, state-of-the-art facility.
Depending on attendance, noise levels can interrupt normal conversation.
During slow visitor traffic periods, chairs and computers are available for volunteer use.
Parking is adjacent to the museum and relatively close to the entrance
Periodic breaks will be provided
Required to wear a mask and follow other safety protocols while in the museum.
Free admission to the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas
15% Discount in the Museum Store
10% Discount in the Springs Cafe
Interaction with curators for expanded knowledge of Nevada history and natural history
Meet visitors from all over the world
Gain new skills
Early access to new exhibits, programs and Store merchandise
Make a significant contribution to the museum’s mission to preserve Nevada’s heritage for generations to come.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas
309 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107, US
The mission of the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas is to inspire and educate a diverse public about the history and natural history of Nevada. To fulfill that mission, we collect, preserve, exhibit, and disseminate material that contributes to an understanding and appreciation of the state.
Located in the Springs Preserve, a 180-acre campus of trails, gardens, and exhibits, the Nevada State Museum offers a fascinating look at Nevada's history and natural history. In addition to exhibit galleries, the Museum has a research library that focuses on southern Nevada history, an education lab, meeting rooms, and spacious banquet facilities.