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Pick your passion at the Perot Museum!

Volunteer with us to get the inside scoop on Perot Museum excitement! With a variety of opportunities, from behind-the-scenes to out on the front line, there’s something for everyone.

We are so thankful for each and every one of our volunteers. We simply couldn’t do it without the dedicated efforts of so many. Currently, due to the overwhelming response we’ve received for volunteers, the Museum is only accepting weekday volunteers. Teens are required to apply for Discovery Corps. Internship programs are open to college students and adults. Thank you for your understanding and for your interest in volunteering with the Perot Museum. 

Current Volunteer Login

Requirements

Who can volunteer?

  • Teens ages 14 and older (Discovery Corps required)
  • Adults of any age
  • Small groups (usually 10 or less)
  • Corporate or civic volunteers

What are the requisites?

  • A completed application on file
  • Email a copy of your resume to volunteers@perotmuseum.org
  • Attend a scheduled orientation
  • Attend a scheduled on-boarding session
  • Complete a background check
  • Attend training sessions required for your position
  • Be willing to commit to a minimum of 24 hours per quarter for a one-year period
  • Adhere to the volunteer dress code: black slacks/knee-length or longer skirt, solid white shirt, closed-toed shoes and Museum apron

General Volunteer Application

Complete this general application if you are interested in becoming a Perot Museum of Nature and Science year-round volunteer. Both weekdays and weekend opportunities are available to adults ages 18 and older. Teens must successfully complete the summer program, Discovery Corps, to be considered for year-round volunteer opportunities. Internship programs are open to college students and adults. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Perot Museum. 

General Volunteer Application

For additional information, contact the Volunteer Department at volunteers@perotmuseum.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Corporate and Civic Group Opportunities

For additional information, contact the Volunteer Department at volunteers@perotmuseum.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Discovery Corps Teen Opportunities

Discovery Corps exists to foster student interest in science, education and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science through the contribution of student volunteer service. Teens will discover new interests in nature and science, develop leadership and communication skills, and earn service learning hours by assisting in summer Discovery Camps and engaging Museum guests throughout the permanent exhibit halls.

Learn More/Apply for Discovery Corps

Internship Opportunities

Perot Museum of Nature and Science internships provide an opportunity for current undergraduate and post-graduate students to build professional and educational skills while providing service to the community.

Learn More/Apply for Internships

Arlington Archosaur Site Opportunities

Are you ready to channel your inner paleontologist? Join us as we focus on excavating the Arlington Archosaur Site containing terrestrial and marine environments from the Cretaceous Period. To become a volunteer, please fill out the Volunteer application. Once submitted, volunteers will be required to complete an orientation, sign a photo release and signature page and pass a Perot Museum background check that will be conducted annually. All volunteers must be 18 years or older and commit to three shifts per quarter for a period of one year.

Apply to Volunteer at Archosaur Site