Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

The Columbus Museum posts all available volunteer positions on this web page. Please check here often for the latest volunteer opportunities. Volunteer applicants must be at least 15 years or older to apply.

A bounty of BENEFITS for Volunteers:

• 20% discount on items purchased in the Museum Shop
• Discounts on Museum classes, workshops and programs
• Training to perform assigned job with confidence
• References for outside employment or scholarship applications
• Regular updates on exhibitions and programs to ensure awareness of museum changes and events
• Special volunteer recognition—The Muse, an annual luncheon for the adult volunteers, bus trip, and more!
• Opportunity to explore new fields of interest and to renew old skills
• Personal satisfaction of supporting a true community resource

View the Adult Volunteer Application or Student Volunteer Application.


Volunteer Orientation

Occurs Monthly

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Please join our team at The Columbus Museum! We are always looking for energetic people with a passion for history and art. At the orientation you will complete all the steps required for you to start volunteering. You must RSVP to attend the orientation.


Volunteer Opportunities

Fall Festival
OCTOBER 14, 9 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
or NOON–3:30 P.M
Number of volunteers needed: 30
Duties: will include helping children and families with art activities, assisting with the costume contest, helping out at touch stations, and with the set-up and breakdown of the event.
Minimum age requirement: 15


YAP Garden Concert
OCTOBER 19, 5-9 P.M.
Number of volunteers needed: 4
Duties: assist with welcoming guests and distributing tickets. Volunteers will also man the info table and may be asked to help with the set-up and breakdown of the event.
Minimum age requirement: 18


McIntosh County Shouters
OCTOBER 21, 2:30 P.M.–4:30 P.M.
Number of volunteers needed: 2
Duties: assist with the set-up and breakdown of the event, as well as greeting guests as they arrive.
Minimum age requirement: 15


Museum Monster Mash
OCTOBER 26, 4:30 P.M.–8 P.M.
Number of volunteers needed: 2
Duties: assist with a variety of tasks such as scavenger hunts, a costume contest, and other various games and events.
Minimum age requirement: 18


Museum Gift Shop
(Museum hours with flexible shifts)
Duties: Shop volunteers deal daily with the Museum’s guests by providing them with excellent service. Volunteers are required to handle transactions, restock merchandise, and keep the Shop tidy.
Minimum age requirement: 16


Information Volunteer
(Museum hours with flexible shifts)
Duties: Volunteers will greet guests and assist with questions regarding the Museum, exhibitions, upcoming events, and more!
Minimum age requirement: 18


Other Opportunities may include:
Volunteering with different museum departments, such as Design, Curatorial or Development.

Please fill out the Adult Volunteer Application and return it to kdunn@columbusmuseum.com or send directly to the museum.


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