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 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 Programs Volunteer Educators
Join our education team in offering a variety of programs geared towards youth and families.  Events include activities on First Thursdays and quarterly Family Days; and MiniMOHAI, and special event days -- including help for the upcoming Innoskate program on August 16th. Click here for more information on Youth and Family Programs.

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 fall season trivia volunteers.  Click here for the full volunteer desciption.

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

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 July 25th, 2014. Click here for more details.

School and Family Programs Internship:
MOHAI is accepting applications for outstanding School and Family Programs Interns for Fall Quarter. 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. The deadline for applications is  September 10th, 2014.

Special Events Coordinator Internship

MOHAI is looking for an outstanding intern with an interest in event planning to intern with our Development Department. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in all stages of planning and carrying out both programmatic events and fundraising events.  The intern will also gain experience in other aspects of work in fundraising in a museum setting.   Click here for a full description of this opportunity. The deadline for application is September 15, 2014.

 

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.