Volunteer Opportunities


Our volunteers are more than just appreciated members of the Rockwell community — they are the very foundation of our success.


If you are passionate about fostering meaningful, interactive experiences with children and adults, consider becoming a docent! Our docents have endless opportunities to lead diverse adult tours, as well as a wide variety of fun and engaging school and youth tours. You can even go on the road and participate in our outreach programs at local schools.


If you enjoy facilitating creative learning experiences for families, consider becoming a program assistant! Assistants enjoy participating in several well-attended family programs throughout the year. You will also have numerous opportunities to assist with art activities, student exhibitions, and other museum-related events.


  • Numerous opportunities to engage in exciting workshops, lectures, and trainings
  • Occasions to participate in special trips and recognition events
  • Discount in the Museum Store
  • Endless opportunities to help the community fall in love with The Rockwell!


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must pass a background check
  • Must attend a mandatory orientation as well as trainings held throughout the year


Minimum of 30 hours per year, beginning in the twelve months following the completion of training.

Interested in volunteering? Great! Please fill out a volunteer registration form so we can learn more about your interests. 


For more information on volunteering at The Rockwell, please contact Ann Recotta at 607.974.5505 or via email.


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