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The Boonshoft Museum is now accepting applications.

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Volunteer Opportunities at Boonshoft

When you volunteer at a Dayton Society of Natural History location like the Boonshoft or SunWatch, you join a team of volunteers who represent multiple ages, interests, and areas of expertise, from former teachers and retired engineers, to young adults and college students looking to expand their horizons through volunteerism. The Dayton Society of Natural History has an opportunity for everyone to contribute to meaningful projects and get hands-on while interacting with the community---all while having fun and meeting new people.

Below you will find short summaries of the volunteer opportunities being offered at this location. Volunteers receive a basic orientation to learn about the Boonshoft Museum and receive training for their specific position as they work alongside staff in their assignments. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, meet the position requirements, submit an online application, pass an interview, and submit any required paperwork.

Click here to learn about volunteering at our Sunwatch location! 

Volunteer Opportunities *Click here to view grid below in a new window*

Questions? Get in Touch with Us!

If you have questions about the opportunities or group opportunities, please submit an inquiry form and our team will reach out to you via email or phone. 
Questions can also be directed to volunteer@boonshoftmuseum.org

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Are you a current volunteer who needs to update their online profile? Email Volunteer@BoonshoftMuseum.org for a special link.

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  • Boonshoft Museum

    22 hours ago

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    Guess who is back in the Nocturnal Hallway of the Discovery Zoo? Nina the Porcupine along with her new neighbors Ki… https://t.co/a5jeuSoxum

  • Boonshoft Museum

    24 days ago

    Boonshoft Museum


    Tonight is the night! The Boonshoft Block Party kicks off at 5:30p. https://t.co/xzn2LXOBox Kristi Leigh from the M… https://t.co/Y5kuGcDkwd