Volunteer Interpreter Program

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

volunteer leading a public tour


  • 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.
  • Comfort 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 (PDF)

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