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Dynamic and friendly individuals 18 years or older who have a desire to speak with visitors and to share their enthusiasm for the Smithsonian. Also looking for people who...
Applicants must be able to volunteer for a minimum of one year, once a week or once every other Saturday (the program is closed on Sundays). Shift times 4 hours in length. Currently, we are looking to place volunteers in the following shifts:
Monday AM: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Monday PM: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Tuesday PM: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday AM: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Thursday AM: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Thursday PM: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Friday AM: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Friday PM: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday AM: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Saturday PM: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Smithsonian Institution Building in the Castle, 2nd Floor, Office of Visitor Services
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, D.C. 20560
Please note, the work area is not wheelchair accessible and can only be accessed by stairs.
The training program consists of an at-home orientation to the Smithsonian, 1 day of in-person classroom training, and on-the-job training including self-guided museum and gallery tours.
The next training class for this program will begin in January 2016, with an in-person training held on Saturday, January 30.
Contact Abbey Earich, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, at EarichA@si.edu or 202.633.5260 for more information.
To view all current volunteer opportunities at the Smithsonian, visit our application page here.