Volunteer Program

Volunteer fossil digFrom greeting guests to guiding school groups, volunteers can be found in just about every area of the Museum. Whether with a curator behind the scenes or with youngsters in the Butterfly Rainforest, volunteers are a part of the Florida Museum of Natural History. There are many opportunities to join this unique group of dedicated individuals!


How Do I Become a Museum Volunteer?

The first step is to attend new volunteer orientation and assist us in finding the best match for your areas of interest and ability.


How Do I Apply for the Junior Volunteer Program?

The JV Program (ages 12-17) runs on an annual calendar beginning in March when applicants may apply for the coming summer.



Please contact Florida Museum Volunteer Coordinator Amy Hester, 352-273-2055 or email volunteers@flmnh.ufl.edu.