Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome to the REACH Museum’s Volunteer Opportunities page!


We greatly appreciate your interest in joining our dedicated team of volunteers. At the REACH Museum, we offer a wide range of volunteer positions to match your skills, interests, and availability. Whether you are passionate about administrative tasks, education, exhibits, retail, special events, marketing, gardening, interpretation, or summer programs, we have a rewarding volunteer opportunity waiting for you.

Join the REACH Museum’s volunteer team today and become an essential part of our mission to educate, inspire, and connect our community through science, history, and culture. Together, we can make a difference. Apply now and embark on a fulfilling volunteer journey at the REACH Museum.

Note: The REACH Museum’s volunteer opportunities may vary based on availability and current needs. We encourage you to reach out to our volunteer coordinator for more information on specific roles and requirements.

Explore the list below to discover the volunteer roles available and find the perfect fit for your skills and aspirations. By volunteering with us, you’ll make a meaningful impact, meet like-minded individuals, and create memorable experiences for our museum visitors. Join us today and become an integral part of our mission to educate, inspire, and connect our community!

  • Administrative Support: If you enjoy working behind the scenes and have strong organizational skills, our administrative team is the perfect fit for you. As a volunteer in this role, you will assist with answering phones, handling mailings, conducting research, and organizing various materials. Your attention to detail and efficiency will contribute to the smooth operation of our museum.
  • Docent (Museum Guide) and Lobby Greeter: Are you a natural storyteller with a passion for sharing knowledge? Consider becoming a docent or lobby greeter at the REACH Museum. As a docent, you will guide visitors through our exhibits, providing engaging narratives and answering questions. Lobby greeters play a vital role in creating a welcoming atmosphere by greeting and assisting visitors as they arrive.
  • Education/Programs: If you enjoy interacting with visitors and have a knack for educational programming, join our Education/Programs team. As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to engage with visitors, assist with programming activities, and participate in school outreach initiatives. Your enthusiasm and dedication will help inspire a love for learning and science in our community.
  • Exhibits: Our exhibits team relies on volunteers to help with maintenance, design, research, and writing. If you have a creative mindset, an eye for detail, or a passion for research and writing, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Your contributions will ensure that our exhibits are visually appealing, informative, and captivating to our visitors.
  • Retail and Reception: Volunteers in our retail and reception area play a crucial role in providing excellent customer service. If you enjoy interacting with people, have a friendly demeanor, and are comfortable handling sales transactions, consider joining this team. As a volunteer, you will assist with ticket and gift shop sales, providing visitors with a memorable experience.
  • Special Events and Fundraising: Are you organized, detail-oriented, and love coordinating events? Our Special Events and Fundraising team needs your skills. As a volunteer, you will assist with event coordination and fundraising activities, contributing to the success of our special events and supporting our fundraising initiatives.
  • Marketing and Outreach: If you have a knack for creativity and a passion for spreading the word about our museum, join our Marketing and Outreach team. As a volunteer, you will help with marketing initiatives, including social media management, content creation, and community outreach. Your efforts will help raise awareness about our museum and attract visitors from near and far.
  • Native Plant Gardening: For nature enthusiasts, our Native Plant Gardening team offers a unique volunteering opportunity. As a volunteer, you will assist in maintaining our beautiful native plant gardens, contributing to the conservation and preservation of our local ecosystem. No previous gardening experience is required, just a love for nature and a willingness to get your hands dirty.
  • Interpretation: Do you have a passion for history, culture, and storytelling? Join our Interpretation team as a volunteer. You will have the opportunity to research and develop interpretive materials, such as guided tours, presentations, and interactive exhibits. Your knowledge and storytelling skills will help bring our exhibits to life and engage visitors of all ages.
  • Summer Programs: If you are looking for a rewarding way to spend your summer, consider volunteering for our Summer Programs. As a volunteer, you will assist with planning, organizing, and facilitating educational activities and events for children and families. Your enthusiasm and dedication will help create a memorable summer experience for our visitors.