Volunteer Program Information and Resources

Volunteers are an essential part of the museum team here at South Dakota Mines. Whether working on the exhibit floor, or in the fossil preparation lab and collections spaces of the Paleontology Research Lab (PRL), volunteer efforts contribute to the Vision and Mission of the museum. Learn more about our specific volunteer opportunities and how to apply below.

Program Resources

Position Descriptions 


Volunteer orientation for Spring 2021 will be held virtually at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, January 19. If you wish to attend please email museum@sdsmt.edu for the Zoom link. The orientation is mandatory for any new volunteers wishing to apply. Volunteer applications for spring 2021 are due Friday January 22nd at 5:00 pm.

Summer Hours

(beginning Memorial Day)

Monday-Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM     
Closed: Sundays and Independence Day

Winter Hours

(beginning Labor Day)

Monday-Saturday: 8:30 AM - 4 PM 
Closed: Sundays and Federal Holidays

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