Interested in joining our team as a volunteer?

In May 2022, the Delaware Museum of Natural History completed an exciting metamorphosis to the now-named Delaware Museum of Nature & Science. We are focused on a service-centric culture toward our guests, including team members, and a friendly, cohesive, collegial environment. We are proud to announce opportunities for interested volunteers to join our team. The minimum age to volunteer is 15 years old and/or be a high school freshman or beyond.

Current opportunities include:

Public Engagement

Assist our Public Engagement formal and informal education team with gallery interpretation, camps, special programming and events, scout & community overnights and more.

This opportunity is available to people who are:

  • Comfortable and willing to interact and relate to different age groups and educational levels in a positive and professional manner
  • Knowledge of natural history and/or science or an interest and willingness to learn

Collections & Research

Seeking collection assistant volunteers to help integrate new material into the mollusk collection, including sorting and identifying specimens, data entry of associated information, and integration of specimens into the scientific collection.

This opportunity is available to people who are:

  • Detail oriented
  • Possess good organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Curiosity about mollusks and nature