Over 250 volunteers give 9,000 hours of service each year. Their contributions are invaluable to the operation of the institution. Volunteers assist with nearly every aspect of museum operations from helping with fundraising events, giving museum tours, and cataloging artifacts.
Please note, special qualifications such as formal experience handling artifacts, working in libraries, teaching, or more may be required for some opportunities.
These volunteers assist in a wide range of activities from guiding tours, managing youth activity tables, to assisting with programming or outreach in the community.
Event volunteers support the Museum’s programs and fundraisers by greeting guests, assisting admissions with registration, and bartending.
The Museum’s collections team sometimes calls upon experienced volunteers to help catalog and care for 3-D objects.
The Research Library’s staff utilizes skilled volunteers for assistance with archiving materials and conducting special research projects.
Through internships, students can earn course credit while gaining valuable museum experience.