If you are interested in volunteering on-the-floor with guests in the Discovery Zone, Expedition Health, Prehistoric Journey, Temporary Exhibits, Space Odyssey, or the Museum Ambassador Program, the deadline to submit an application is August 31, 2016 to be considered for placement in our Volunteer Program for 2016. We will continue to accept applications after August 31, 2016 and you will be contacted in early 2017 with information about the next steps in the application process.
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 six hours of general Museum orientation, six hours of formal training devoted to your position, and 32 hours of on-the-job training.
Applicants must be able to volunteer for a minimum of 20 shifts within one year. The regular shift times are 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 12:30 - 5 p.m, Monday - Sunday. The scheduling of shift times will take place on a case-by-case basis pending acceptance into the Museum's volunteer program.
Available to individual applicants 14 and older and family groups with children ages 12 and older.
How To Apply
To apply please fill out the appropriate online form:
If you have any questions please call the Volunteer Services Department at 303.370.6490.