We thank you for your interest in donating service to the Seattle Art Museum. For brief descriptions of our volunteer roles, see VOLUNTEER POSITIONS. To apply for one of our open roles listed under RECRUITMENT, complete all sections of this form and click submit. 

Please note the following requisites: 

  • Applications must reference one or more roles listed under RECRUITMENT for consideration
  • Applicants must be 16 years of age or older
  • Applicants must successfully pass a criminal background check
  • SAM does not accept court ordered volunteer appointments
  • Volunteer role offers are contingent upon proof of full primary series COVID-19 vaccination or qualification for a testing exemption or accommodation

Applicant Information

Please complete all items in this section for consideration. 

Emergency Contact Information

Please provide at least one telephone number for your emergency contact. Enter today's date for "Date Updated".

Personal or Professional Reference Information

Please provide contact information for a non-familial professional, academic, or service-related reference from outside of your household.

Role Preferences

Please note up to three volunteer roles listed under RECRUITMENT that interest you.


Most volunteer roles at SAM require a minimum commitment of six months or one year. Please describe your availability for volunteering at SAM and your anticipated and/or preferred level of engagement.

Volunteering Interest

1. Why are you interested in volunteering for SAM?

2. What do you hope to accomplish and/or gain from volunteering at SAM?

Volunteer Experience

Please describe your volunteer experience. What service(s) did you provide and what did you gain and/or accomplish from volunteering? 

Skills and Background

Anything we should know about your skills or background?

Agreement Section

I understand SAM requires a minimum commitment of six months.

I also understand that volunteering at SAM is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal history background check.

I am 16 years old or older.