Volunteer Opportunities

Whether you are interested in history, giving back to your community, or gaining work expereince, you can make a difference! The museum needs docents, museum teachers, administrative, and community service volunteers. Anyone age 14 and up can apply, and no expereince is necessary. After filling out an application, we will call you to schedule an interview. Upon completing Volunteer Orientation, you can begin volunteering at special events and assisting with a variety of projects. Docent giving a tour of La Casa Nueva



Share the history of the Workman and Temple families and greater Los Angeles between 1830 and 1930 by conducting public and scheduled tours of the Workman House and La Casa NuevaThe museum provides training emphasizing the history of the region and families, the museum's collection, and teaching techniques.


Museum Teachers

In addition to conducting tours of the museum's historic houses, museum teachers are specially trained to lead a variety of youth and school programs.


Crafts area at a festival

Administrative Volunteers

Administrative volunteers assist with special events and outreach programs, work in the Museum Store, provide clerical assistance, help prepare program materials, and assist with publicity efforts.


Community Service Volunteers

For those looking for a short-term volunteer opportunity or service hours, the Homestead may be the perfect fit for you. The primary role of a community service volunteer is to assist with the Homestead's two weekend festivals, with a guarantee of ten volunteer hours per weekend festival.


For more information, call (626) 968-8492, e-mail info@homesteadmuseum.org, or drop by the museum.

You can download a volunteer application or a community service volunteer application to get the process started!

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