Please submit resume and cover letter to volunteers@perotmuseum.org, with the subject line of: "Volunteer Services Internship Application".


The Volunteer Services team supports over 2,000 volunteers a year. There are many options to volunteer at the Museum in several different platforms. We have corporate, college, teen, and civic groups, year-round volunteers, college interns, and the Discovery Corps Program. An intern with Volunteer Services will help support our amazing volunteers, who help guide our community in having fun while learning.


Volunteer Services interns will directly assist the volunteer services department and staff with day-to-day operations. This will include volunteer check-in and rounds, recruitment, orientation and onboarding, trainings, and motivating and encouraging current volunteers. The intern will gain a greater knowledge and understanding of what it takes to maintain and manage an efficient nonprofit volunteer program.


An ideal candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills, the ability to adapt to an ever changing environment, and a friendly demeanor. Experience in working with teens and volunteering is preferred. The schedule for the internship is flexible, but the intern must reach a minimum of 60 hours.


To apply for this position please send a resume and cover letter to volunteers@perotmuseum.org with a subject line of “Volunteer Services Internship Application”. Your cover letter should address how you are qualified for this position and what you hope to gain from this experience. Please be sure to include whether or not you plan on earning university credit for this internship and if your institution has specific requirements that need to be met. This is an unpaid internship.


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Background Check Information

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science conducts criminal background checks for all volunteers 18 years and older in order to ensure the safety and quality of all visitors' experience. If a non-complying report is revealed, you will be notified. Continued volunteer service is contingent upon background screenings. The following information is kept confidential and secure by the Volunteer Department of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. You will receive a separate email prompting you to complete the background check as you begin the onboarding process. If you're uncomfortable submitting your personal information online, please feel free to contact us at volunteers@perotmuseum.org or 214.756.5844. **IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTACT US WITH THIS INFORMATION**



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