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Volunteer

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 14-17)

Counselors assist museum educators in summer Discovery Camps. The Discovery Camp Counselor application process for 2022 has closed. The 2023 application will be posted late 2022.

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 btoney@museumofdiscovery.org 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. 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 btoney@museumofdiscovery.org

We are very thankful for our corporate sponsors.