It takes a village.
Our volunteers come from all over, bringing energy and talent to the museum. From greeting visitors to presenting amazing science demonstrations to helping behind the scenes, there’s a place for you here.
We're Ready for You.
Share your passion for learning and science with your community by joining our volunteer team. As an OMSI Volunteer, you'll gain new skills and experience, meet interesting people, and enjoy a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. What does it take? Most volunteer positions require at least 8 hours per month for at least 9 months.
Interested? Take a look at the openings and then fill out an application.
- Volunteering is rewarding in itself, but you do get some special bonuses.
- Admission to the museum and attractions
- Family membership upon completion of 50 hours of service
- Discounts at the Science Store, Theory eatery, and the Empirical café
- Discounts on OMSI Outdoors and Science Classes
- Individual recognition for service
- Ongoing training and support for an exciting and rewarding experience
Teens, looking to get involved?
Look no further than the Teen Science Alliance.
Current Openings for Adults
Below are current openings for adults, but we have great options for high school students, too! Check out the Teen Science Alliance.
Gift Wrapping Volunteer
Gift Wrapping Volunteers spread holiday cheer by wrapping gifts purchased by guests at the OMSI Science Store.
Looking for real-world experience?
Have we got an internship for you.
Science Educator Volunteer
Science Educator Volunteers help visitors explore and learn in one of OMSI’s interactive exhibit halls or labs: Chemistry, Early Childhood Education, Earth Science, Featured Exhibits, Life Science, Physical Science, and Design.