Listed below are the volunteer opportunities currently available. Please visit this page often as opportunities may be added at any time. Also, be aware that opportunities are listed here throughtout the interview process until they are actually filled.

To be considered for any volunteer opportunity please click on the ‘Apply as Volunteer’ link to the left and complete the online volunteer application. (To submit your resume in addition to your application, attach it in MS Word format to an email and submit it to: If your application is selected by the host department as a finalist you will be contacted for an interview. This may take several weeks.

Unfortunately, at this time we do not offer any volunteer opportunities specific to teens. Teens aged 15-18 are welcome to apply for posted volunteeer opportunities for which they have the required experience, skills and time/schedule availability. For information regarding teen employment opportunities, please visit our Teen Programs page.

Thank you for your interest in our volunteer opportunities.

Open Positions
Titlesort ascending Department Status
Public Programs Usher Member and Visitor Services Part Time
Development and Community Event Volunteers Development, Stewardship and Events Part Time
Chinese Collection Graduate Research Volunteer Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa Part Time
Art of the Ancient World Translation Volunteer Art of the Ancient World Temporary
Ananda Coomaraswamy Archive Volunteer Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa Part Time