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Volunteer Spotlight

Stephen Simon (above left) is a docent at the NHM and the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits. There are many ways to volunteer at our three museums!
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More Volunteer Opportunities!

Volunteer at our sister museum, the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, where you can bring the Ice Age back to life! 

Volunteer at the
La Brea Tar Pits today! 

 

Volunteer Program: Inspire Wonder & Discovery

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING AT NHM? WE'D LOVE TO HAVE YOU!

The Museum is a unique venue where volunteers inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds. From greeting guests to creating memorable hands-on experiences, there are many important ways in which volunteers contribute, making them one of NHM's richest resources!

As a volunteer you are an integral part of the Museum – whether it's interacting with guests or working with a team of researchers. Here are the ways to get involved:


Explore, share, and inspire with our guests as an Interpretive Volunteer


Discover and contribute as a Behind-the-Scenes Volunteer

We appreciate your interest and look forward to sharing with you everything the Natural History Museum has to offer!

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Please note, applicants ages 16 or 17 will be asked to fill out additional paperwork at orientation. Apply here!