Our Program

Share your passion for learning and science with your community by joining our volunteer team. As an OMSI Volunteer, you’ll gain new skills and experience, meet interesting people, and enjoy a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. What does it take? Most volunteer positions require at least 4 hours per month for 3 months. Fill out an application and we’ll contact you about getting started.

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Unlimited admission to exhibits and attractions

Store, cafe and restaurant discounts

Free Parking onsite

Individual recognition for service

Ongoing training and support in a rewarding atmosphere

Insider experience to OMSI’s programs and events

Family Membership upon completion of 50 hours

Lifelong learning experience

Current Openings

From special events to science demos, volunteers have a variety of opportunities to support learning experiences with OMSI!

Guest Services Greeter

Great for daytime people persons! Ages 14+

Special Event Greeter

Great for evening people persons! Ages 21+

Planetarium Usher

Escort guests to their seats under the stars! Ages 14+

Submarine Queuer

Gather guests together to tour the USS Blueback! Ages 18+

Featured Exhibit Docent

Help guests explore our traveling exhibits! Ages 14+

Early Childhood Education Play Champion

Inspire young families to learn through play! Ages 14+

Chemistry Lab Solution Specialist

Experiment with guests in our wet chemistry lab! Ages +14

Physics Phenomena Facilitator

Spark curiosity with electrifying experiments! Ages 14+

Teen Tech Center Facilitator

Connect with teens in a creative maker space! Ages 14+

Submarine Tour Guide

Guide and lead Guests through the USS Blueback! Ages 18+ only

Group Host

Meet, welcome and lead in school groups! Ages 18+ only

OMSI After Dark Education Facilitator

Connect with our life- long learners at an evening event just for adults! Must be aged 21+

Volunteer with Your Team

Bring corporate teams to OMSI for group volunteering as part of your corporate membership—build teams while helping our community with STEAM learning!


Opportunities for Teens

Are you between the ages of 14-19? Want to grow your job readiness skills? Join the Science Squad! Gain communication and leadership skills while leading short interactive activities with museum visitors.