Get Involved at the Palmer Museum

We are not currently hiring. Check here, on our Facebook page, or craigslist for information about current job openings, or give us a call at 907-746-7668!

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Docents lead tours at least one day a week for at least one season. If you consider yourself a people person and have knowledge of Alaska in general and Palmer in particular, this job is for you!

Volunteer Museum Technicians help us implement our collection management goals by assisting with cataloging and organizing our collections. If you want to learn more about preserving artifacts and you love to make things neat and tidy, this job is for you!

Event Volunteers assist staff during museum events such as the Palmer Midsummer Garden and Art Faire, Twas the Night Before Colony Christmas and more.  Public events are only as successful as the people coordinating behind the scenes, from pre-planning to take-down, there are ample opportunities to put your skills to use and a lot of fun to be had. 

If you're interested in volunteering or would like more information, please let us know about your availability and interests by filling out the form below:

Employment Opportunities

The Palmer Museum of History and Art hires its additional seasonal staff during April of each year.  Those applicants interested in seeking employment with the museum should submit their applications during the hiring window when it becomes available.  Applications may be either electronically submitted through e-mail to: or hand delivered to the Museum at its location at 723 S. Valley Way, Palmer, Alaska. 

Generally, seasonal positions are part time, and last from mid April until the end of September. If you have questions about employment at the museum, feel free to give us a call at 907-746-7668.