Please complete and submit this application if you are interested in becoming a volunteer at the Science Museum of Virginia.

Name and address

Demographic Information

Emergency Contact

Please list a person to notify in case of emergency, including email.


Please share with us your education and any degrees you have.

Current Employment

If you are employed, please list your current employer.

Previous Employment

Please list your previous employer/s.

Volunteer Experience, Interests and Special Skills

Please describe any volunteer experience(s)you have had. Also, please tell us about your special skills, hobbies and general areas of interest. We want to know about you.

Why do you want to volunteer with SMV?

Please explain why you want to volunteer? (If applying for an internship -specify which derpartment)

Daily Availability

Please indicate the days and times you are available to volunteer. Volunteer shifts are generally 4 hours long, from 9:00am-1:00pm or 1:00-5:00pm.  For the Summer we will be opn 7 days a week.

Assignment Preferred

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


Please list two people NOT related to you who know your qualifications.

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.