12901 N. La Montana Dr.,
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
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Current Hours

Weds – Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Volunteer Opportunities |


Dive into the River of Time as a volunteer. Our volunteers keep the waters flowing at the River of Time! From helping our visitors navigate the River of Time Museum & Exploration Center, to event or program help, to assisting with offsite tours, to behind-the-scenes work, our volunteers really do help keep us afloat!

Places to Volunteer in Fountain Hills

The River of Time Museum & Exploration Center is one of the best places to volunteer in Fountain Hills, especially if you are energetic, enthusiastic, and like working with others who enjoy a good time! After becoming members, volunteers commit to a minimum of two shifts per month. The first step is to complete and submit the New Volunteer Information form below.

If you have a special interest or passion, you are encouraged to email or call 480-837-2612 and ask to talk with the Volunteer Coordinator about potential opportunities.

Common Volunteer Jobs

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From big events like the annual Holiday Mart to Family Free Days, the River of Time hosts a wide variety of activities that entertain, educate, and bring in revenue to support ongoing operations. The event support team helps with organization, set up, and clean up. Event planners identify and allocate resources, find speakers or entertainers, plan menus, and coordinate event sales, raffles, and auctions.


This work contains a wide range of tasks, including organizing and identifying items in our collections, assisting in the design of new displays, helping with maintenance and repair, and rotating artifacts and activities on the floor.


Docent led tours, school programs, outreach and more are opportunities in our Education area. “Diplomats” staff the reception area and help to facilitate exhibits or educational activities.


Guest Services/Store

The Guest Services volunteer is often the first and last person seen by our visitors. Friendly and engaging they greet visitors, take admissions, sell memberships, register people for events and programs and sell merchandise. All crucial to supporting the River of Time and our mission.


Computer savvy volunteers are needed to help with our social media campaigns, work with our website team to keep calendars up to date, help write blogs, and help build content.


If you’d like some more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 480-837-2612 or email If you would like to be considered for a volunteer position, please complete the New Volunteer information form below and submit it online; or you can download the PDF version and bring it in to us.


Volunteer Registration