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:

Pub Trivia Internship:
Are you interested in learning how to run a public program at MOHAI and would enjoy working with community partners and a dedicated team of volunteers? If so, apply for our Pub Trivia Internship! We're looking for intern with an intern with excellent people and research skills for this position. The deadline for applications is March 9th, 2015. Click here for more details.

School and Family Programs Internship:
MOHAI is accepting applications for outstanding School and Family Programs Interns for Spring 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.  Click here for more information about this opportunity

To apply, 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:

Gallery Ambassadors
Are you a friendly, outgoing volunteer with a passion for our community’s history and an interest in museum interpretation? Join a group of talented, dedicated volunteers and come make history come alive with us as part of MOHAI’s ambassador team! Go here for a position description. Spring Gallery Ambassador Course: 6:30 – 8:30 PM every Wednesday beginning Feb. 18th through March 25th 2015. If interested, please email Kimberly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set up a brief phone interview.

Pub Trivia Volunteers
Do you love trivia and secretly wish you could write trivia questions? This is the opportunity for you! MOHAI volunteers work with existing trivia nights in local bars to research and write questions about local history and present a MOHAI trivia round. We are currently recruiting for Spring 2015 season trivia volunteers.  Click here for the full volunteer desciption.

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. Click here for more information on Youth and Family Programs.


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