Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

ColleenDo you love MOHAI?  Volunteer and become part of the MOHAI family as we share stories, preserve history and serve as an important resource to the community. MOHAI's volunteers and interns are crucial to our work. Their skills, generosity and passion for history and our community make MOHAI a richer and more responsive institution.

In return for their service volunteers receive member benefits including free admission to the museum, discounts at the MOHAI store and café, and invitations to special events. Each year MOHAI also honors a volunteer with the Tom Landry Volunteer of the Year Award. 

Open Internship Opportunities:

Summer Education Department Intern:
MOHAI is accepting applications for outstanding Summer Education Department interns.  Interns will have the opportunity to work with  a team of MOHAI's award winning education and youth programs staff and volunteers to lead activities for summer camps; learn how to manage large student groups; run activity stations; and get a behind-the-scenes look at MOHAI’s education collection and teaching tools and exhibits.  Click here for more details on this internship. Application deadline: 5/26/15.

School and Family Programs Internship:
MOHAI is accepting applications for School and Family Programs Interns for Fall Quarter 2015. Interns assist twice a week with family programs and school field trip programs that explore a variety of historic themes through grade-level specific activities and hands-on investigation.  This is an excellent opportunity for friendly, outgoing people who have prior experience and an enthusiasm for working with youth of all ages. Dates for the 2015/16 school year will be posted 5/1/2014. 

To apply for an internship, and If you have additional questions on volunteering or interning, please contact Manager of Volunteer Resources This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 206-324-1126 Ext. 118.

Open Volunteer Opportunities include:

Visitor Services Volunteers
Join MOHAI's Visitor Services Volunteer Team and help us welcome and assist museum visitors during weekends, holidays, First Thursdays, and busy event days.  This is a great opportunity for friendly, outgoing volunteers who enjoy providing excellent customer service in a museum environment.

Ongoing Special Events Volunteers
Join our smart, savvy, friendly, and outgoing event volunteer team and help support awide variety of MOHAI’s ongoing events and programs.

Youth and Family Program Assistants
Join our education volunteer team and supervise a variety of programs geared towards youth and families on First Thursdays and quarterly Family Days as well as other special event days. This summer from July through August we are also looking for help every Monday with MiniMondays -- our pop-up exhibit program geared towards youth ages 3-5 geared towards pre-schoolers and their familes.  Click here for more information on Youth and Family Programs.

To apply for these and other volunteer opportunities, please click here to visit our volunteer registration page.