Whether they’re facilitating a hands-on science activity, preparing a fossil specimen, or offering directions to the Omnitheater entrance, Science Museum volunteers are at the heart of the memorable experiences our visitors have come to expect. We welcome volunteers of varying ages, interests, and skills. We are grateful for the generous donation of your time, and we look forward to helping you build your skills. Get involved!

Contact Us
For additional information, contact the volunteer department at (651) 221-4703 or volunteer@smm.org

Current Opportunities

Science Activity Volunteer
Saint Paul, MN
At your scheduled shift, you will be able to choose an activity from a core kit that will be fun and engaging for our visitors. Explore these different science concepts that can connect all areas of the museum.

Collectors' Corner Volunteer
St Paul, MN
At the Collectors’ Corner visitors of all ages can bring in a natural object (or a journal entry, photograph, rubbings or drawings of that object) and share their knowledge ...

Visitor Services Volunteer
St Paul, MN
Assist in the lobby by being the first smiling face visitors see, a hub of information for visitors as they arrive and a guide for exploration and fun at ...

Upcoming Volunteer Trainings

February 4, 2023

Science Activity Volunteer: Core Kit

1-4 p.m.

February 11, 2023

Human Body Gallery Exhibit Interpreter

1-4 p.m.

February 18, 2023

Experiment Gallery Exhibit Interpreter

1-4 p.m.

February 25, 2023

Dinos and Fossils Gallery Exhibit Interpreter

1-4 p.m.

February 28, 2023

Exquisite Creatures Special Exhibit Volunteer

4-7 p.m.