MoSH Central/Pink Palace
Gallery Touch Cart Volunteers
Help visitors learn more about the artifacts and specimens at the Museum by inviting them to stop by our “Touch Carts” and learn about what’s in the glass cases.
AutoZone Dome Sharpe Planetarium
Volunteers are needed Tuesday- Sunday to assist with planetarium shows, ensure safety of visitors and the planetarium, and to help prepare the planetarium between shows. The volunteer position will require extended periods of standing and walking.
Lichterman Nature Center
Backyard Wildlife Center Volunteers
Learn about native wildlife as you assist with the care and feeding of the animals at Lichterman’s Backyard Wildlife Center.
Plant lovers needed to help in Lichterman’s Plant Propagation Center. Volunteers will assist with weeding, watering and propagating plants in the Greenhouse. Volunteers must be physically able to assist with all aspects of plant bed maintenance.
Individuals and groups needed to resurface 1.5 miles of crushed limestone trails, and help keep the trails clear of debris. Volunteers should wear sturdy shoes or hiking boots, long pants and lightweight long-sleeve shirts. We also encourage volunteers to bring work gloves, sun screen and insect repellant. Water and tools will be provided.
Saturday Volunteer Greeters
Greeters will welcome visitors to the Nature Center, assist at sign in table, give directions, and help monitor front lobby. This is a long-term volunteer position. Volunteers must be able to stand for periods of time and walk around the lobby.
Be a Volunteer
Are you interested in science, history, space, anthropology, or mammals?
Do you enjoy nature, animals, or plants?
Would you like to step back in time?
Are you a people person?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should consider volunteering at the Museum of Science & History (MoSH).
- Meet People
- Learn New Things
- Help Others
- Gain New Skills
- Behind the scenes access
- Previews of new exhibits
- Store Discounts
- Museum Membership
To Become a Volunteer
E-mail Janie Paraham, [email protected] to schedule an interview. To promote a safe work environment, criminal background checks are conducted on all adult applicants. All volunteers must adhere to the City of Memphis Respectful Workplace Policy.