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The Sacramento Valley Museum runs with the help of faithful volunteers.  New volunteers are always welcome and there are many projects that meet a wide variety of skill sets.  Projects include, but are not limited to:


General Operations:

    Front door docents (includes conducting tours), some building maintenance (changing lightbulbs, etc.), light housekeeping.



    Inventory of current exhibits, assisting with creation of new exhibits, research for labels on current exhibits, dusting and maintenance of current exhibits.


Reading Room and Archive:

     Processing and cataloguing collections, scanning and entering photographs into database, preventive conservation of collections.


Special Events:

     Assisting Museum Director with planning and staffing special events as needed.


 If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Museum Director:


By phone:

(530) 473-2978 


By e-mail:


Additionally, please download, read, fill out and sign all three forms below. 


AAM Code of Ethics

Volunteer Contract

Volunteer Personal Profile