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Support our next phase at Kirkland Museum as a Volunteer!

Are you interested in joining a community of art and design lovers and supporting Kirkland Museum? We are recruiting volunteers for our new building at 12th and Bannock, reopening early 2018. After completing the application process this fall, volunteers receive training, discounts in the Museum Store and other benefits. This is a unique and exciting time to get involved as the museum prepares to open at our new location!

Volunteer Opportunities

Long-term Positions

These positions are great for individuals who are flexible, outgoing, enjoy talking about art and interested in interacting with museum guests. Once selected, Visitor Services volunteers will be trained for both positions or can choose one.

►   Welcome, help orient and engage visitors near the museum’s entryway. This position is a good fit for those who prefer more structure, are interested in assisting Welcome Desk staff and have some customer service experience.
►   Shifts are Friday–Sunday, 3 hours each.
►   Volunteers commit to at least two shifts each month for at least one year.
​►   Review the full position description by clicking here.

Gallery Volunteers:
►   Welcome, direct and support the visitor experience in the galleries. This position is a good fit for individuals who are outgoing, confident in approaching visitors and comfortable enforcing museum guidelines such as no touching and no flash photography in the galleries.
►   Shifts are Tuesday–Sunday, 3.5 hours each.
►   Volunteers commit to at least two shifts each month for at least one year. 
​►   Review the full position description by clicking here.

How to Apply

For more information or with questions contact:

Megan Sullivan
Volunteer Program Manager
303.832.8576 x303

For Current Volunteers

Volunteers are recruited without regard to gender, disability, age, race, sexual orientation or other conditions. Volunteers are selected based on their qualifications in relation to the needs of the museum at any given time and their ability to commit to a consistent schedule of volunteer hours. All applicants must complete an interview and a criminal background check. If there are no suitable volunteer opportunities, applications will be kept on file for a period of one year. All volunteers must be over the age of 18.