Opportunities include assisting visitors in the Museum galleries, supporting our staff and assisting our campers with fun, hands-on learning experiences, helping with large special events such as large fundraisers like our Game Dinner and Cocktails and Cultures, or assisting “behind the scenes” with our administrative or collections teams. Whatever your interests, the Witte Museum has a volunteer opportunity for you. If you enjoy learning new things and want to share your talents with others, the Witte Museum wants you!
Adult Volunteers (ages 18 and up) assist the Museum staff with a variety of different programs and opportunities including those listed below.
Junior Volunteers (ages 14 – 17) have the opportunity to assist the Education Team during our Spring Break and Summer camps as well as throughout the school year. Please note that camp volunteers must be 16 or older.
We are no longer accepting summer volunteer applications
Students in the program will complete a minimum of 100 volunteer service hours through training dates, monthly hours of service, and scheduled mentor/shadow sessions. Training sessions include developing content knowledge of the museums galleries, learning how to engage with museum visitors and facilitate conversations, learning how to present and presenting hands-on activities for museum visitors, and developing professional skills (communication, leadership, conflict resolution, etc.).
Community Group Volunteers are considered any group of 4 people or more and can be an organization, youth group, or university/college organizations who want to volunteer for a one time project. These groups are able to assist with special events and programming as well as during anticipated high-volume visitor days. Reservations need to be made 3 weeks in advance. Please contact the Volunteer Manager for more information. Sign up for a Community Group Volunteer project at the Witte Museum!
Corporate Volunteers may volunteer individually or as a group. Corporate groups are able to assist with special events and programming as well as during anticipated high-volume visitor days. Reservations need to be made 1-2 months in advance. We also have several single volunteer opportunities available for Employee Volunteer Programs including Tuesday evenings as well as Saturdays and Sundays. Please contact the Volunteer Manager for more information. Sign up as Corporate Volunteers at the Witte Museum!
The Witte Museum is a President’s Volunteer Service Award certified organization.
For more information, contact Pamela Riles, Volunteer Manager.
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