Volunteers have the opportunity to support a variety of activities including, but not limited to, visitor services, special events, tours, education and administrative support.
The minimum age to volunteer is 18 years old.
The minimum age to volunteer is 18 years old. In the future, we may open volunteer opportunities to those under 18, so please be sure to check back for any updates.
No, we are looking to build a diverse volunteer group with a range of knowledge, expertise and personal experiences.
No specific degree or work experience is required to volunteer. If you do have a specific skill or interest, please include it in your application.
Yes, we welcome all who want to volunteer. We will make every effort to match volunteers with suitable opportunities.
At the moment, the volunteer program is only open to those who can volunteer in person. In the future we may offer other ways to volunteer.
Yes, there are public transportation options to the Museum, please see Directions and Parking for more information.
There is free parking available at the Museum for visitors, volunteers and staff.
There are approximately 20 hours of required training for all volunteers. Some volunteer positions may require additional, specialized training.
The Museum expects to host the next cohort of volunteer training in early 2021 and expects to conduct several cohorts each year. Please check back for updates.
Volunteers can manage their own schedule by selecting available shifts from the master schedule. We hope volunteers will schedule a minimum of nine hours a month (three total shifts). This requirement is currently waived until at least March 2021.
Yes, we will perform a criminal history record check as part of the application process. This is the standard check used if you were to visit a military installation.
Start the process on the application page of the Museum’s Volunteer Portal.
Volunteers who submit an application will be contacted prior to the beginning of training for the next cohort of volunteers. All volunteers will complete an interview, volunteer orientation, Visitor Engagement Ambassador Training, and Workplace Safety and Security.
The United States Army operates the National Army Museum and federal job opportunities are advertised on USAJOBS.
Please contact our Visitor Services Division by calling 800.506.2672 or email the volunteer program.