The Discovery has a very active team of volunteers who contribute their time and talents to support the museum’s educational mission. Volunteers gain new skills and experiences, meet interesting people and make a tremendous impact on The Discovery’s visitors.
Current open positions
Art Alcove Volunteer
Share your artistic talent with the children and families who visit The Discovery. The Art Alcove volunteer is expected to be able to create a welcoming environment that offers visitors an inspiring and safe experience.
Spark!Lab Smithsonian Volunteer
Volunteers will create meaningful experiences with children and families by exploring the process of invention. They may even create something completely new with the tools and materials provided in this hands-on open classroom.