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Become and Education & Outreach Volunteer

Education and Outreach Volunteer Program

There are exciting volunteer opportunities available to you through the Office of Education & Outreach. They appeal to a wide range of people who join the program with different interests, abilities, and knowledge levels. As a Volunteer, you can:

  • Help visitors enjoy and explore any one of 19 exhibitions.
  • Assist with school programs.
  • Deliver hands-on activities and programs.
  • Shape visitors' experience as a tour guide.
  • Work within the Office of Education & Outreach

Please visit OPPORTUNITIES for more information about specific Education & Outreach volunteer needs.

Get to know some of the Museum's volunteers, find out more about current opportunities and sign up to play a valuable role in one of the Smithsonian's most popular destinations.

    About Volunteering

    Learn about the requirements and benefits of volunteering at the Museum.

Behind-the-Scenes Volunteer Opportunities
Interested in supporting the Museum in a non-public way? Opportunities include working with the Collections, web development, or providing administrative support.