The Museum of Discovery is looking for individuals who want to help us ignite a passion for science, technology, engineering, arts and math through dynamic, interactive experiences through a number of volunteer opportunities.
There are a variety of volunteer roles available for teenagers and adults, including:
Animal Care Volunteer (Ages 18+)
These volunteers assist in the museum’s Animal Care Facility and are knowledgeable and passionate about small exotic and native animals, their care, and assist in igniting a passion for conservation and biodiversity in a safe and dynamic environment. Learn More Apply
Teen Volunteers (Ages 14-17)
Teen volunteers assist museum staff in the galleries and in providing hands-on educational opportunities for museum guests. Learn more/Apply
Adult Volunteers (Ages 18+)
Adult volunteers can perform a number of functions at the museum, based on their interests. Learn More/Apply
Science After Dark Volunteers (Ages 21+)
These volunteers help during the museum’s adult event called Science After Dark. Learn More/Apply
Discovery Camp Counselors (Ages 14+)
Counselors assist museum educators in summer Discovery Camps. The application for Summer 2023 closes on Friday, March 17. Learn More/Apply
The Museum of Discovery is an excellent location for corporations or groups to volunteer. To learn more, please also contact Volunteer Coordinator Brooks Toney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501.508.7563.
- Shifts are two hours or more. Schedules are individualized to suit volunteers’ schedules, though we ask volunteers to commit to a minimum of four hours monthly.
- Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (and Monday when school isn’t in session) and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. We need volunteers all hours the museum is open, particularly weekday mornings in the spring.
Any individual who applies to become a volunteer will be required to attend a volunteer orientation. Orientations are every Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon. Additional orientations may be offered to fit individual schedules.
For more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Brooks Toney at 501.508.7563 or email@example.com