Get Involved

Would you like to get involved as a volunteer with the best cultural organization in
Western Massachusetts?

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For more information or a volunteer application, please call our Volunteer Coordinator 413.263.6800, ext. 377.

The Springfield Museums and the Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden have volunteer opportunities available throughout the year in the following departments

Membership and Marketing, Education, Special Events, Public Programs, and Curatorial. General office help may include phones, mailings and database management and requires a minimum commitment of four hours per week.

Download Volunteer Application

Docent Program

The Museums actively search for volunteers who would like to learn more about art or science and who would also enjoy leading Museum tours and programs for children and adults. No experience is necessary. We offer an extensive training program in the discipline of your choice. Active docents receive numerous privileges and educational opportunities including:

  • Free Training program
  • Discounts on Museum School courses
  • Museum Store discounts
  • Docent newsletters
  • Free admission to Museums a la Carte programs
  • Invitations to docent social events including docent picnic, holiday luncheon, bus trips, and graduation/recognition events
  • Ongoing training training led by curators, scholars, and museum educators

The fall 2012 application cycle has closed. To be included the next cycle, email docents@springfieldmuseums.org or submit the application below.

Get Art Docent Application