Adult Volunteer Program
Are you looking for a more fulfilling way to spend your free time? Join MOSH’s Adult Volunteer Program. Adult Volunteers are a dedicated group of people who have a passion for working in an educational setting and have a strong desire to support the Museum. Volunteers play a big role in supporting the Museum’s operations and programming, and will have the opportunity to go behind the scenes to assist in the day-to-day operations of MOSH.
Adult Volunteers are encouraged to sign up for a minimum of (2) four hour shifts per month and are placed in positions that match their skills and interests while fulfilling Museum needs.
Community Engagement Manager
904.396.6674 ext. 234
Email Eduardo Santos
NOTE: MOSH is no longer able to host Court Mandated Community Service. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Adult Volunteer Positions
Curatorial Assistants work in MOSH’s three non-living collections: History, Natural Science, and MOSH Archives. Depending on the interests and experiences of the volunteer, duties may include cataloguing, inventory, and scanning. No previous experience working with collections is necessary. Volunteers working with the collections should have great attention to detail, be willing to sit for extended periods of time, and show a love of learning. Shifts are available Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 1 to 5 p.m.
Animal Husbandry Assistant
Animal Husbandry Assistants can gain experience and knowledge of animal care and husbandry as well as informal education practices. Working with animals can be a labor-intensive job. Volunteers should be prepared for manual labor, working with chemicals (such as bleach), animal handling, and outdoor work. Additionally, volunteers should expect to spend the majority of their time on their feet. This position is available seven days a week with shifts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 1 to 5 p.m.
Exhibit Guide Volunteers assist our Museum guest navigate and interact with our traveling exhibits. Guides are responsible for the supervision of our traveling exhibit space as well as assisting guests with way-finding and show time questions. Volunteers should expect to spend the majority of their time on their feet. This position is available seven days a week with shifts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 1 to 5 p.m.
Special Events Volunteers provide support to all of the special events that MOSH hosts, including exhibit openings, MOSH After Dark, community events and Museum rentals. These volunteers help with event set-up, greet and direct guests, assist staff with bartending and work event check-in. Hours vary with the events schedule, but typical shifts are available seven days a week from 4 to 11 p.m.