Teen 2019 Discovery Zone/Children's Programs Volunteer Opportunities

Apply to become a teen volunteer at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science! We are looking for teens (age 14-17) who are friendly, curious, team-oriented, and great with kids to assist with our summer camps, and in our children’s exhibit, the Discovery Zone. Teen volunteers are part of a team who bring the Museum to life for our youngest visitors and their families by greeting and orienting guests and program participants, and creating a welcoming and engaging space.  

Time Commitment
Summer camp volunteers are required to complete at least 3 week-long shifts between June 3 and August 9, 2019. Summer camps shifts are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Discovery Zone volunteers are required to complete 2 shifts per month during the summer, and 1 shift per month during the school year. Discovery Zone shifts are 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


  • Applicants must be at least 14 years old by May 31, 2019
  • Applicants must be available for an interview at the Museum
  • Applicants must enjoy the company of children
  • Applicants must be team players who are friendly, flexible, patient, and demonstrate respect for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities

Application Deadline

Friday, January 18, 2019
Select candidates will be contacted via email for in person interviews in February 2019.

How to Apply
Click HERE to complete the Teen Volunteer Application for Discovery Zone/Children’s Programs.   

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