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 Opportunities

Second Saturday
March 11, April 8, May 13
9:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.
Number of volunteers needed: 5

Love working with children and families? Volunteer for a Second Saturday event and help children and families with art making activities, restocking supplies, and providing assistance in the galleries.

Duties: Volunteer to help children and families with art-making activities, restocking supplies, and providing assistance in the galleries.

Minimum age requirement: 15

 

Museum Shop
Ongoing
(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

 

Let There Be Art! – Art Sales
APRIL 7, 10 – 13 (Flexible shifts)
Number of volunteers needed: 12

Duties: assist with sales of art pieces throughout opening hours of the museum. Business casual dress is required.

Minimum age requirement: 18

 

Let There Be Art- Gala
April 6
6pm-8pm/8pm-10pm
Number of volunteers needed: 4

Duties: Volunteers will be assisting the Development Department with the sales aspect of art in a community gallery during Let There Be Art. Other duties may be required. Business professional dress is required.

Minimum age requirement: 21+

 

Let There Be Art- Luncheon
April 13
10am-2pm
Number of volunteers needed: 2

Duties: During the luncheon for Let There Be Art volunteers will be assisting with set up and breakdown of the event, as well as sales of art pieces. Business casual dress is required.

Minimum age requirement: 18

 

Information Volunteer
Ongoing
(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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