Volunteer Interpreters provide year-round guided programs and tours for school groups and other visitors to the Landmark. Special training is required.


  • Learn the cultural history of the region and the latest information about the Landmark's archaeological and environmental research in this 26-hour training course.
  • Lead guided tours of the outdoor excavation sites and exhibits galleries for school groups and the general public. (You must be able to walk the one-mile trail and climb stairs.)
  • Staff the Learning Center, answering questions and assisting visitors.
  • Serve as demonstrators during special events.
  • Lead or assist with workshops and other programs presented at the Landmark.


  • Interest in learning a three-dimensional history of Lubbock and the region - cultural, environmental, and archaeological.
  • Enjoy working in an outdoor setting.
  • Willingness to share your enthusiasm with others.
  • Confort and confidence in speaking to a variety of age groups.
  • Completion of the interpreter training course.
  • Commitment to active participation for at least one year after training.


  • The opportunity to broaden your knowledge through a fun, informative training course.
  • Continuing your education through interpreter enrichments.
  • An opportunity to get to know people with similar interests as well as local and national experts.
  • The satisfaction of helping others learn the importance of preserving our cultural and environmental history.
  • A 10% discount in the Landmark's gift shop.

Volunteer Interpreter Application
click here to download (MS Word file)


Those wishing to be involved in the volunteer interpreter program should contact the Education Department at lubbock.education@ttu.edu