Volunteering at the Alaska Museum of Natural History
Volunteers are vital and provide the link that helps bring the museum alive to children and adults. The Alaska Museum of Natural History is an unusual, hands-on space. You can make a difference here!
If you or someone you know is interested in the following opportunities or if you have specific questions, please contact the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 274-2400. Please stop by the museum to pick up an application.
Volunteers Needed: Monday through Friday
- GUEST RELATIONS - This is a great opportunity for friendly, out-going, courteous and helpful individuals to interact with guests from all over the world. Outgoing and fun people who like to interact with others will do well in this position.
- EDUCATION - Assist with children’s activities, and programs.
- SCIENTIFIC FIELDS - The research and collections areas offer fascinating opportunities. A scientific background appropriate to the field is helpful, but not required - interest, enthusiasm, and commitment are important. Please note that scientific and collections projects may entail clerical work, data entry, specimen handling, or some combination. Volunteers in collections and research provide support in the following areas:
Reptiles and Amphibians
Conservation and Environmental Biology
- Administrative Volunteers - Assist with light office work, such as data entry and filing.
Competition for volunteer opportunities is strong. Reliability is essential, including excellent attendance, promptness and courteous behavior. Training and orientation must be completed. Flexible commitments are sometimes available depending on specific exhibit, program, festival or department needs.
The Alaska Museum of Natural History is a great place for students to get community service hours!
The Alaska Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity Employer.