Current Volunteer Needs

Please review our current needs listed below before submitting an application. To apply for any of these positions, please complete the volunteer application. The Volunteer Department will contact you to schedule an interview. If you have specific questions, please call Janet Morris at 619.255.0245 or volunteers@sdnhm.org. You must be at least 18 years old to volunteer for the science departments and openings are limited.

Please review our current needs before submitting an application.

Apply to Volunteer

Interested in employment at the Museum? View our current job openings .

Put the NAT in NATuralist.

Join our newest volunteer group—the NATuralists. Engage our guests with fun, interactive games that connect people to nature in a unique way. You don’t have to be an expert in natural history, you just need to be outgoing, able to easily approach strangers, and curious about nature. Minimum age is 16 though we will consider parent/child pairs. We ask for a minimum 2 1/2 hour shift three times a month for 6 months. Training will be held iNovember 6. Apply today.