Become a Volunteer

Volunteers work alongside staff in the galleries and behind-the-scenes to share this special museum with our visitors. We’re always looking for fun-loving people to fill the roles listed below.

The volunteer experience is flexible and customizable to your interests. You don’t need any prior knowledge. We’re looking for outgoing individuals who are willing to learn and comfortable talking to people.

Administrative Volunteers

  • Answer questions via phone
  • Create spreadsheets
  • Assist with preparations for special events


  • Generate content for the museum blog
  • Write at least 1 – 300-600 word post per month
  • Expand their writing portfolio and gain experience with content creation

Gallery Guides

  • Welcome visitors & answer questions
  • Offer 8-10 minute “highlight” tours
  • Help guests enjoy and remember their visit

Gallery Hosts

  • Welcome visitors & answer questions
  • Lead in-gallery activities
  • Help visitors take photos to remember their experiences

 Language Volunteers

  • Translate posts and signage
  • Produce non-English videos discussing museum topics
  • Offer non-English tours to groups, as needed

Special Events Volunteers

  • Welcome visitors at special events
  • Help events run smoothly 
  • Assist with preparations and break-down for special events

Why Volunteer at VBSRM?

Not sure which role is the best fit for you? Have other talents you want to share? Complete an application. Then we’ll work together to customize your volunteer experience.

Apply Today!

High School Students interested in volunteering with us should complete this application.

Email us with questions.