Provide technical support with databasing the vertebrate collections in the Zoology Department. Assist with entering data into the database, georeferencing collection localities, researching, and checking the accuracy of past entries.
• Extremely detail-oriented
• Advanced computer skills
• Must be able to read small print
• Solid geographical skills
On the job training will be provided by the department
Four hour shifts available Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Four hours per week for one year
Available individual applicants 18 or older
Adult (applicants 18 and older)
To apply 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).