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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 parent or guardian. The parent or guardian should submit a separate Adult 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+ 

sAstronomy, Museum Store, Pop Up Discovery Stations, 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 Volunteer Coordinator at for more details.

Position Descriptions