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Opportunities to Volunteer with the Public
- Summer Camp Assistant
- Highlights Tour Guide
- Special Exhibit STEM Lab Gallery Interpreter
- Biology Gallery Interpreter
- Guest Experience Survey Facilitator
- Gallery Guru
- Teen Explainer (for teen volunteers 14-18 years old)
Watch for future openings in these postions
- School Programs - Youth Teaching Youth Mentor, Junior Science Academy Classroom Assistant, STEM Lab Facilitator
- Gallery Interpreter - Paleontology, Anthropology
- Animal Handler, Creature Care
- Community Outreach
- Citizen Science Volunteer
Opportunities to Volunteer Behind the Scenes
Watch for future openings in these positions
- Collections - Paleontology, Anthropology, Vertebrates, Entomology, Herbarium, Mycology
- Paleontology Lab Fossil Preparator
- Paleontology Field Assistant
- Registrar Volunteer
- A criminal background check is required for all volunteer positions at the Museum for participants over the age of 18.
- A $25 processing fee will be assessed for all volunteers. Accepted applicants with limited financial resources may request a fee waiver.
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General Volunteer Application: This is the application for participants interested in general volunteer opportunities.
Summer Camp Assistant Application: This is the application for participants interested in the Summer Camp Assistant volunteer position.
Pre-Approved Volunteer Application: This is the application for participants who have already made arrangements with an NHMU staff member to volunteer in their area.
* Please read the full position description to make sure you are able to meet all requirements.