Opportunities to Volunteer with the Public
Watch for future openings in these postions
- Gallery Interpreter - Paleontology, Anthropology, Biology
- Highlights Tour Guide
- Animal Handler
- Community Outreach
- Citizen Science Volunteer
- School Programs: Gallery Guru, Junior Science Academy, Youth Teaching Youth Mentor
Opportunities to Volunteer Behind the Scenes
Watch for future openings in these positions
- Collections - Paleontology, Anthropology, Vertebrates, Entomology, Herbarium, Mycology
- Paleontology Lab Fossil Preparator
- Registrar Volunteer
- Landscape Steward
- 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.
Apply Online Now!
General Volunteer Application: This is the application for participants interested in general volunteer opportunities.
Paleontology Field Assistant Application: This is the application for participants interested in our Paleontology Field opportunities.
- Participants 18 years or older apply here.
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.