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We have something for everyone

The Steam Railroading Institute is full of opportunities for people ages 16 and up. You must be a member to volunteer.  Whether you’re adept with mechanical devices, have a green thumb, are computer savvy, love to research, or have any other talent, the Steam Railroading Institute needs volunteers seven days a week to fill a variety of positions. We are always looking for:


  • Tour Guides
  • Model Train Operators
  • Educational Group Instructor
  • Assistant Curators
  • Bookkeeping
  • Gift Shop and Admissions
  • General Fund Raising
  • Railroading Equipment Maintenance and Restoration 
  • Track Construction and Maintenance
  • Groundskeeping
  • Miniature Railway/ Maintenance & Operation



If you are interested in volunteering at the Steam Railroading Institute, please contact us TODAY at (989) 720-3957.




Please provide prior notification to the Steam Railroading Institute (SRI) staff of any special physical needs that are required by a patron visiting the SRI property or excursion equipment. The SRI property grounds and equipment are not fully handicap accessible due to the SRI historical preservation nature of its properties and equipment.