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Volunteer at the Museum of Science & History - Pink Palace

Be A Volunteer!

Are you interested in science, history, space, anthropology, or mammals?

Do you enjoy nature, animals, or plants?

Would you like to step back in time?

Are you a people person?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should consider volunteering at the Museum of Science & History - Pink Palace..

View our Volunteer Policies here

Our Volunteers:

  • Meet People
  • Learn New Things
  • Help Others
  • Gain New Skills

Perks Include: 

  • Behind the scenes access
  • Previews of new exhibits
  • Training
  • Store Discounts
  • Museum Membership

To Become a Volunteer

E-mail Janie Paraham, Janie.paraham [at] memphistn [dot] gov to schedule an interview. To promote a safe work environment, criminal background checks are conducted on all adult applicants. All volunteers must adhere to the City of Memphis Respectful Workplace Policy.

Volunteers Needed for The Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees

Santa is looking for helpers to check tickets, pass out stickers, help with scavenger hunts and answer questions about Santa and the Museum. Volunteers must be 15 years of age or older. Training sessions will be November 14 and 19 from 9:30am - 11am. Volunteers will be needed November 21- December 31.  Please contact Janie Best Paraham at janie.paraham [at] memphistn [dot] gov or 901-636-2438. 

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

The Museum is seeking volunteers to: 

Actively engage with visitors - will require extended periods of standing and walking.

Help ensure Museum is within CDC guidelines.

Assist visitors in exhibit galleries.

Help with touch cart activities.

For More Information

E-mail or call Janie Paraham at:

janie.paraham [at] memphistn [dot] gov