Volunteers contribute in many ways: as docents and museum tour guides, helping with clerical and restoration work, maintaining track and even operating excursion trains.
You don't have to have extensive knowledge of local history. Volunteers learn as they go. If you're interested, submit your application for fall training and interview by Sept. 19. Training begins Oct. 8 and requires a commitment of 84 volunteer hours annually (schedule is flexible).
What: Volunteer Applications Accepted Now
Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park
When: Volunteer applications are due September 19. Orientation and volunteer training begins on October 8
For more info: 916-324-7593 or visit website
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