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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.

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 2024 closes on Friday, March 15.  Learn More/Apply

Corporate/Group Volunteers

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 or 501.508.7563.

Volunteer Shifts

  • 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.

Volunteer Orientation

Any individual who applies to become a volunteer will be required to attend a volunteer orientation based off of availability.

For more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Brooks Toney at 501.508.7563 or

We are very thankful for our corporate sponsors.