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Volunteer Opportunities

Houston Museum District Association

The Houston Museum District Association is always looking for volunteers for our ongoing Museum Experience events.  Volunteers serve as greeters, educators, and ambassadors for visitors on event dates.  For more information, please contact volunteer@houstonmuseumdistrict.org


Holocaust Museum Houston

Volunteering Opportunities Abound at Holocaust Museum Houston in many different areas, which include docenting, assisting in the administrative offices, library and resource center, at the reception desk, and in the bookstore. The Visitor & Volunteer Services staff works with applicants to determine interests and skills and place them accordingly. For more information check out hmh.org/au_become_volunteer.asp


Asia Society Texas Center

Asia Society Texas Center offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities.  These unpaid, volunteer assignments are active year-round.  Currently we are seeking new volunteers to join our Volunteer Team in several assignments.  For more information, please visit http://asiasociety.org/texas/volunteer/opportunities


Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

To learn more about volunteering at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, please contact:

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum


Children's Museum of Houston

We offer volunteer opportunities for teens, adults and groups. During your volunteer experience, you have the chance to interact with visitors, assist staff in the action-packed exhibits or help our hard-working Administrative staff! Become a CMH Volunteer! 

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

To learn more about volunteering at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Contact Phone: 713-284-8250 or Email: info@camh.org 



DiverseWorks is always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist with exhibition openings, special events, and exhibition installation. To be added to our volunteer email list, please email your contact information to Callie Meeks, Visitor Services Associate, at callie@diverseworks.org


 Interns at DiverseWorks engage in a variety of aspects of the daily operations of a non-profit arts organization and gain invaluable experience while being introduced to a vast network of art professionals. Two days a week for a minimum of three months is required and availability for occasional evening programming. Academic credit is also possible. Internships are on a semester basis. To apply, email a resume AND cover letter to Rachel Cook, Assistant Curator, at rachel@diverseworks.org


Internship Application Deadlines

Fall Semester (September – December): August 1
Spring Semester (January – May): December 1
Summer Semester (May – August): April 1


Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Docents for exhibition tours, Front desk attendants, Gallery attendants, and Clerical assistants needed. WEEDIN' IN EDEN Wine, Weed the garden, & Water Every Tuesday evening, 5 pm - dusk from mulch movers to master craftsmen - we need your back strength to help us continue to lay the "groundwork" on this great demonstration garden, focused on craft plant material. Enjoy lively conversation and even a bit of fun! For more information, please contact chief garden wizard Marion Sullivan at 713-203-8472 or email her at pffinery@hal-pc.org.

Houston Center for Photography

The Houston Center for Photography seeks creative individuals with an interest in photography and the visual arts for internship opportunities. Offered year round, internships at HCP provide a platform for undergraduate and graduate students to gain practical, hands-on experience in our exhibitions, education, and development departments. HCP’s programming includes exhibitions, educational classes, workshops, outreach programs and initiatives, fellowships, publications, a digital darkroom, and a library. Our hope is to match each intern with duties that match their interest and learning goals.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, filled-out internship application and references to: Houston Center for Photography ATTN: Internship 1441 W. Alabama Houston, TX 77006 or via email to Juliana Forero.


Houston Zoo

Volunteers at the Houston Zoo may provide assistance to Zoo personnel in a variety of departments and sections. Applications for and information regarding volunteer opportunities can be found on our website, www.houstonzoo.org/volunteer.

The Jung Center Of Houston

We can use your help to continue this work in support of others. For more information, contact Sean Fitzpatrick at 713-524-8253 x13 or sfitz@cgjunghouston.org

Lawndale Art Center

Lawndale Art Center is a non-profit arts organization that emphasizes contemporary art by artists living and working in Houston. Programs and exhibitions at Lawndale Art Center are made possible by charitable contributions, memberships, benefit events, and the work of many volunteers dedicated to furthering the exchange of ideas among Houston's diverse artistic communities. Volunteers are needed for every aspect of the work we do. Volunteers often help by serving refreshments at receptions and fundraisers, painting, spackling and preparing the gallery for exhibitions, installing exhibitions, and labeling announcemnet mailers. We also ask for volunteer participation for events like the Bayou City Art Festival and Houston Museum District Day.  Register on-line at www.lawndaleartcenter.org or email volunteer@lawndaleartcenter.org


The Health Museum

The Health Museum has many volunteer opportunities in which to share good health with you if you are: A team player Friendly and outgoing Comfortable greeting the public Committed to a positive experience for our guests Willing to learn about the Museum and its programs Support the Museum through: Health Education Museum Customer Relations and Marketing Youth Volunteer Programs Learn more about volunteering on our website, thehealthmuseum.org/volunteer.

The Menil Collection

To learn more about volunteering at the Menil Collection Email: volunteer@menil.org.


Rothko Chapel

There are many opportunities for those interested in being involved with the Rothko Chapel. please join our mailing list and sign-up to be notified of Volunteer Opportunities. For more information please contact Ashley Clemmer Hoffman at Ashley@rothkochapel.org or 713-660-1404

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Volunteer Information:Volunteers provide vital support throughout the Museum, giving tours to school children and other groups, demonstrations in exhibit halls, presenting outreach programs and assisting staff behind-the-scenes. Learn more at hmns.org/get_involved/volunteer.asp 

Czech Center Museum Houston

Still need fantastic volunteers! We are looking for upstanding volunteers to help us with a wide range of activities from landscaping to curating to events.

Attire: Business dress, come energetic and happy!

Phone: 713-528-2060

Fax: 713-528-2017

Email: czech@czechcenter.org 

The John C. Freeman Weather Museum

Interested in Volunteering at the Weather Museum? The Weather Museum is now accepting applications for volunteers. For more information, contact the volunteer coordinator at (713) 529-3076 or fill out the form at wxresearch.org/vol.htm and email, fax, or mail it in. wrc@wxresearch.org fax: (713) 528-3538 or mail The John C. Freeman Weather Museum Attn: Volunteer Coordinator 5104 Caroline Houston, TX 77004


Houston Museum of African American Culture

Houston Museum of African American Culture greatly appreciates our volunteers! Click here to fill out the form.