Exhibit Guides support the educational objectives in Expedition Health by working in teams to facilitate a variety of health and wellness activities for the visitors. They work with Museum collections on touch carts, greet visitors and assist in our experiment area, Biology Base Camp.
Excellent customer service skills Solid oral communication skills Ability and desire to work with people of all ages Firm understanding of facilitation techniques as outlined in training Ability and desire to work both independently and as part of a team
The training program consists of 6 hours of general museum orientation, 6 hours of formal training devoted to your position, and 32 hours of on-the-job training.
One 4.5-hour shift per week or every other week, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. or 12:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Available to individual applicants 16 and older and family groups with children ages 12 and older
Adult Application Instructions (applicants 18 and older)
To apply for any of the above positions, please complete our Adult Volunteer Application (PDF | 627KB) and email to Shelley Knepley at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Volunteer Service Department
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80205-5798
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.
More than 150 Museum volunteers are members of a family group volunteering together, making a critical contribution to the volunteer corps. Children six through 13 are welcome to volunteer as members of a family group, with a responsible adult who participates as a volunteer. Separate applications should be submitted for each individual, including the children. Adults 18 and older, please complete the Adult Waiver & Volunteer Application (PDF | 627KB). Youth between the ages of 6-14, please complete the Youth Volunteer Application (PDF | 627KB).