Science Volunteers

Volunteers perform a variety of essential tasks related to organizing and managing our scientific collections. The science departments are open Monday–Friday, 10 AM–5 PM. They are not open on weekends. Some activities may be conducted virtually and opportunities in the science departments are limited. The departments ask for a minimum six-month commitment. The following science departments are included in the museum's mission:

Applicants must be at least 18 years old to volunteer in our science departments, unless they are students involved in our collaborative internship programs for course credit with local area high schools. These students must be juniors or seniors, and coursework in the sciences is required.

Though we are not currently recruiting for science volunteers, interested applicants with a strong educational and/or professional background in science should contact the Director of Volunteers with inquiries so we can keep your information on file for future opportunities. Please email volunteers@sdnhm.org.