Our volunteers share an appreciation for history and support the museum’s mission, vision and core values. They can play a vital role in the experience that visitors have as they explore our exhibits and displays. We are always looking for enthusiastic people to help us as we strive to educate visitors, celebrate the past and inspire future generations of local history enthusiasts. We are dedicated to making your volunteer experience enjoyable by providing many opportunities to learn more about Central Oregon history.

Some areas our volunteers can choose to help out in include:

Collection Care:

Basic Preservation

Museum Software Data Entry

Organization of Collection

Photographing Collection


Developing Displays


Research Library:


Computer Data Entry

Family History Research

General History Research


Special Projects:

Greeter/Gift Shop Attendant

Living History Interpretation


Program Development

Promotion Activities

Tour Guide

Working with School Children







Volunteer Interest Survey – Application

Mail the completed form to: Bowman Museum, 246 North Main Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754

Or return it by email to us HERE