Please complete this application if you are interested in becoming a Science Museum of Virginia Volunteer.

Please note that a cover letter and a letter of reference are needed to complete the application package.

Name and address

Demographic Information

Emergency Contact

Please list a person to notify in case of emergency.


What is the school you are currently attending. What grade are you in?


List any employment experience (current or past).

Volunteer Experience

Describe any volunteer experience(s) you have had.

Your Interests and Special Skills

Please tell us any special skills you may have as well as your hobbies and general areas of interest.

Why do you want to volunteer?

Positions Preferred

Please check the positions that interest you. When we meet for your volunteer interview, we will discuss positions in more detail to determine the best job for you.


Volunteer shifts are from  9:00 am - 1:00 pm or 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm daily. From Memorial Day to Labor Day the Museum is open seven days a week, th rest of the year it is closed on Mondays. use the checkbox ot inticate the days and shifts you can work.


All applicants will be asked to have a non-related adult (teacher, employer, volunteer supervisor, family friend or mentor) write a letter of reference. This can be submitted via email.

I hereby certify that all entries on this application are true and complete. I understand that any falsification of this information may cause forfeiture of my volunteer service with the Science Museum of Virginia and its affiliates. I consent that you may contact my references, former employers and educational institutions listed regarding this application. It is the policy of the Science Museum of Virginia to require a background check for all prospective volunteers over the age of 18. You will be asked to sign a release authorizing this background check at the Museum's expense. A copy of this report will be available to you upon request.