Please complete this interest form if you are interested in becoming a DIA volunteer. Once the form is complete, click the submit button at the bottom. Submission of an application does not guarantee a volunteer position.

Temporary volunteer assignments are not available, including community- and court-ordered service and special events and exhibitions.

Applicant Information


Information provided is voluntary and will be kept confidential. To be used for internal demographic purposes.

Service Committee Interest

You may select more than one assignment preference. It is used only to help us get a better idea of your specific interests. While you may find appeal in more than one assignment, you may begin with one initially, with the opportunity to change or add assignments once you have had time to evaluate your expectations.

Gallery Assistance: Gallery Information, Gallery Service

Ushering/Film: Detroit Film Theatre Ushers

Retail: Museum Shop

The Staff Aides and Interpretive Programs Volunteers committees are not currently accepting applications. Please check the website for updates.


Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.

Employment Information

Please enter your current and past employment information.


Please answer the following questions about your education.

Volunteer Experience and Skills

Please tell us about any past volunteer experience you've had and any special skills you would be willing to share.


Please provide two non-relative references that we may contact to verify the information above.

Volunteer Orientation (ONLINE)

Submission of an application does not guarantee a volunteer position. All applicants must attend a Volunteer Orientation, which is temporarily being conducted online. Please select a date below for your desired orientation session. If you are unable to attend any of the available sessions, please do not select a date. The Volunteer Services Department will contact you regarding alternate options.

Upon completion of your online volunteer orientation, you will be invited to attend an in-person meeting to discuss your interests and assist you with making an informed decision regarding your volunteer committee selection.