The NRHC hosts three major annual events which
we invite volunteers to participate in.
may interpret the structures, assist with activities,
such as the Ranch Hand Experience and the Stick
Horse Rodeo, greet visitors at the door, assist
with lemonade sales or participate in period
at the Ranch:
Volunteers at this event can interpret
one of the historic structures, assist with
letters to Santa, sell cider and hot chocolate,
greet visitors at the door or help guide visitors
along the trail.
Summer Youth Classes:
Every year the NRHC holds summer classes for
children in grades K-5. Volunteers at this event
assist the teachers with preparation for class,
clean up activities and lessons as well as assist
with registration and snack.
The NRHC accepts volunteers who wish to help
with a specific department. Possible jobs include
Assisting the Education staff
in development and delivery of programming.
Assisting the Curatorial staff
in cataloguing artifacts and books.
Assisting with mailings and other
general office needs.
The NRHC participates in a number of community
programs each year including the Lubbock Arts
Festival and the National Cowboy Symposium.
Volunteers are needed to help promote the Center
and its activities at these programs.
The NRHC hosts several children’s programs a
year including quarterly corrals for the Junior
Rough Riders, our children’s membership group.
Volunteers help us to prepare and guide the
children through fun and exciting learning activities.
Ranch Hosts help us bring the NRHC to life by
allowing visitor to see what life would have
been like for the people of the past. Members
of this organization are dedicated volunteers
who share their love and knowledge of
history through period interpretation and demonstration.
In addition to helping fill the opportunities
above, Ranch Hosts may assist with outreach
programs, tours and special requests. To learn
more about the Ranch Hosts, click
many various volunteer opportunities at the
NRHC! Contact us to find out how you can be