The Landmark is dedicated to creating an environment
that provides significant and creative experiences for all learners.
Volunteers play a critical role in that experience. Their enthusiasm,
expertise, and commitment to the Landmark and the community make
visits enjoyable and memorable. In addition to our Volunteer Interpreter
Program and Field Research Program, the following are a list of
positions for which we regularly recruit volunteer assistance.
Volunteer Interpreters provide year-round guided programs and tours
for school groups and other visitors to the Landmark. Special training
LEARNING CENTER INTERPRETERS
Assist education staff in the hands-on Learning Center with
a variety of programs and activities. Special training is required,
including training with interactives and manipulatives.
TRADITIONAL CRAFT AND TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATORS
Present demonstrations and workshops for a variety of audiences
at family festivals, educator workshops, and other events. Special
training is required, including specialized work with specific crafts
Provide year-round outreach programs for community and regional
business and civic organizations. Special training is required,
including media training.
NATURE TRAIL INTERPRETERS
Assist visitors and school groups on the nature trails with plant
and animal identification and regional environmental history. Specialized
training will be required.
INFORMATION DESK/GIFT SHOP
These volunteers provide assistance in the gift shop and at the
information desk, answer questions about the Landmark and the Lubbock
community. Training about the Landmark, its history, and services
Assist laboratory staff with object processing, including cleaning
artifacts, object identification, and computerization. Opportunities
in the Landmark's Quaternary Research Center and the Museum's Anthropology
Division labs. Training is provided.
TRAILS AND GROUNDS MAINTENANCE
Brush to be cleared, flowers to be planted, grass to be mowed, trails
to be monitored and maintained are a few of the outdoor tasks that
wait for you if you wish to work with our Operations Department.
YOUTH VOLUNTEERS, AGES 13-18
Volunteers of all ages make many important contributions to our
research, and the Landmark staff welcomes your participation in the
process. Youth volunteers must be at least 13 years of age to
participate. Younger volunteers generally are assigned lab and
matrix washing duties. Field work (excavation) opportunities
are available to youth 15 years of age and older.
Those wishing to volunteer should call at 806 742 1116