Open Volunteer Positions

Thank you for your interest in joining the NHMU Volunteer Corps!

Questions? Email the volunteer program.

Opportunities to Volunteer with the Public

Watch for future openings in these positions:

  • Citizen Science Volunteer
  • Community Outreach
  • Gallery Interpreter: Biology 
  • Gallery Interpreter: Paleontology 
  • School Outreach: Museum on the Move
  • Summer Camp Assistant
  • Tour Guide Program
  • Youth Teaching Youth Mentor 


Opportunities to Volunteer Behind the Scenes

Watch for future openings in these positions:

  • Citizen Science Volunteer
  • Collections Assistant: Anthropology
  • Collections Assistant: Entomology
  • Collections Assistant: Herbarium
  • Collections Assistant: Mycology
  • Collections Assistant: Paleontology
  • Collections Assistant: Vertebrate Zoology
  • Collections Digitization
  • Creature Care
  • Paleontology Fossil Preparator
  • Paleontology Field Assistant
  • Registration Volunteer

Volunteer Requirements

  • 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. Prospective volunteers, click here to apply.

Pre-Approved Volunteer Application: This application is only for prospective volunteers who have already made arrangements with a staff member at the Museum about a volunteer role.

Pre-approved applicants, click here to apply.

*Please read the full position description to make sure you are able to meet all requirements.