Do you love bugs? Are you computer savvy? Do you have gentle and steady hands? Zoology is looking for volunteers to provide support with databasing and cataloging unrecorded insect specimens. Must be comfortable handling small-pinned specimens.
- Extremely detail-oriented
- Solid computer skills
- Comfortable with transcribing foreign languages and cursive handwriting
- Solid geographical skills
- Experience handling small, fragile specimens
- Must be able to read small print
On the job training will be provided by the curator, collections manager, curatorial assistant, databasing assistant, and experienced volunteers.
4 hour shifts available Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Four hours per week for one year
Available to applicants 18 or older
Adult Application Instructions (applicants 18 and older)
To apply please complete our Adult Volunteer Application (PDF | 627KB) and email to Shelley Knepley at email@example.com or mail to:
Volunteer Services Department
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80205-5798
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Please remember that volunteer placement is a selective process and not all applicants are accepted into the program. The Museum reserves the right to place volunteers in the area staff feels is best suited to the applicant's skills and the needs of the Museum. A minimum commitment of one year is required for most volunteer positions.