BECOME A VOLUNTEER!
OMSI offers a variety of rewarding volunteer opportunities. From greeting visitors and answering questions, to presenting science demonstrations in our exhibit halls and labs, to helping behind the scenes in our administrative offices, volunteering is a great way to get involved with one of the country's top science museums. As an OMSI volunteer, you'll gain new skills and experience, meet interesting people, and enjoy a fun, family-oriented atmosphere. An enthusiastic attitude is all you need!
If you are interested in joining our volunteer team, we offer new volunteer orientations once a month. Most volunteer positions require a commitment of at least eight hours (two four-hour shifts) per month for at least nine months.
The first step to becoming an OMSI Volunteer is to send us your application. Once we receive your application, we will contact you to set up an interview to discuss your interests and availability. Click on one of the links above for adult or youth volunteer opportunities to learn more about specific positions available, download a position description and submit your application online.
OMSI Volunteers receive the following benefits:
OMSI proudly supports President Obama’s United We Serve initiative and International Volunteer Managers Day.
At OMSI, you won't spend your internship hours making coffee, photocopying, or filing all day long. We offer an exceptional and unique experience at a world-class science center. Our goal is to provide you with opportunities to form a well-rounded, professional experience.