Model Railroad Museum of Hampton Roads: Volunteer Program

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The Model Railroad Museum of Hampton Roads (MRMHR) is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers who are dedicated to providing service to the community without salary or compensation. There are many benefits to becoming an MRMHR Volunteer...

Benefits of Becoming an MRMHR Volunteer

  • An easy way to become involved in the hobby of model railroading without having to spend the money or the time to create your own layout at home.
  • Achieve a sense of accomplishment by helping to build something you can be proud of and by providing a service to the community.
  • Fellowship and camaraderie with other like-minded model railroad museum volunteers
  • Learn more about the hobby of model railroading.
  • Something interesting to do that would benefit others.
  • Get free passes for you and your immediate family to visit the Museum and take part in the activities. (10 hours of volunteering = one free pass for you and your immediate family.)

What Types of Volunteers are Required?

We need volunteers of all kinds including those with the following skills:

  • Building maintenance and repair
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Electronics, wifi, sound, lighting, Arduino, JMRI, computer technology
  • Landscape painting for backdrops
  • Engineering - civil, mechanical, electrical
  • General cleanup
  • Teachers of railroad history, engineering concepts, artistry, crafts, layout design, railroad track-work, building mountains and rivers, buildings, 3D printing, laser cutting and etching, etc.
  • Librarians to help manage the Library containing books, DVDs, and videos
  • Customer Service
  • Lots of helpers

How to Become a Model Railroad Museum Volunteer for MRMHR

Just fill out the form below and you're all set! We'll call you as soon as we need you.

Thank you for your willingness to contribute your time and energy to this very worthy cause.

Volunteer Form

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