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Junior Volunteers

Volunteers 11 – 17 years old are considered to be Junior Volunteers. Junior Volunteers assist the Museum in a number of areas, enhancing the experience of our guests and promoting conservation of the natural world.

Family Volunteering

Volunteers 11 – 14 years of age must volunteer with a guardian or adult relative. Family Volunteers should submit a Family Volunteer Application.

Departmental Minimum Age Requirements

Indoor and Outdoor Interpretation: Age 11+ 

Please note volunteers 11 – 14 years of age must volunteer with a parent or guardian

Touch Pool: Age 16+ 

Astronomy, Museum Store, Green Teens: Age 15+

Special Event Positions: Minimum age requirements may vary by event. Please visit the position description for more details.

Junior volunteers may transition to Animal Care, Horticulture or Internship positions when they reach 18 years of age. Please email the Community Engagement Manager at for more details.

Position Descriptions