The Museum of Natural History serves thousands of families, adults and schoolchildren each year with its unique exhibits, planetarium shows and educational programming. Become a part of the museum staff and help promote our vision by becoming a volunteer today!
Available Volunteering opportunities:
- Weekend Exhibit Docent/Museum Assistant Volunteer: Docents facilitate the visitor’s understanding and enjoyment of the museum’s collections and special exhibitions. Docents are vital to the museum’s programs and growth. They act as ambassadors for the museum. Docents also assist the museum and its staff as needed. Background/coursework in natural or social sciences and background check required.
A one-day training program is offered three times a year. Volunteers must complete this training session and commit to 40 hours of service during the year. Training Schedule: Offered throughout the year.
Receive invitations to special events and preview exhibit openings at the museum.
Gain familiarity with the museum’s extensive specimen collection of natural and cultural artifacts.
Gain experience working with families and children in a unique educational setting.
Must be museum members
Volunteers must submit/have a background check.
Volunteers must attend a volunteer training session.
Volunteers must commit to 40 hours of work over an agreed upon period of time.
Volunteers must follow the policies and procedures of the museum.
Please contact the museum for more information, 401.680.7221.