The Education Collections volunteer will be responsible for working with the Education Collections Manager and the Education Collections Assistant Manager to maintain the daily responsibilities of the department by pulling specimens for carts and educational programs, putting specimens away, and preparing, cataloging, inventory, and assisting with daily operations.
- Museum experience preferred
- Knowledge, experience or education in the areas of zoology, paleontology, anthropology, biology, health, space science, and/or museum studies.
- Ability to follow specific directions and see tasks through to completion
- Solid attention to detail
- Ability to follow specific directions
- Ability to work alone or as part of a team
- Clear and legible penmanship, steady hands
- Ability to help maintain a neat and clean working environment
- Solid communication skills
- Solid Computer Skills
Education Collections Manager and Education Collections Assistant Manager will train.
Shifts available Thursday afternoon 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. one shift per week required.
Available to applicants 18 or older
- Must be able to climb ladders routinely and safely
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time
- Must be able to lift 30lbs routinely
Adult Volunteer Application Instructions (applicants 18 and older)
To apply for any of the above positions, please complete our Adult Volunteer Application (PDF | 627KB) and email to Shelley Knepley at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Volunteer Services Department
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80205-5798
Please remember that volunteer placement is a selective process and not all applicants are accepted into the program. The Museum reserves the right to place volunteers in the area staff feels is best suited to the applicant's skills and the needs of the Museum. A minimum commitment of one year is required for most volunteer positions.