The California Academy of Sciences is recruiting for docents to engage and inspire guests in the Academy's African Hall.

Volunteering at the California Academy of Sciences

Welcome, prospective volunteers! The Volunteer Services department provides a connection between the diverse Bay Area community and our museum, research, and administration. All volunteers are part of the greater Academy community as we work to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth.

We look for volunteers with a collaborative spirit, who work well and respectfully with others.

To be a volunteer docent in the Academy's African Hall, you must:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Attend trainings on September 9th, 16th, 18th, 25th, and October 2nd
  • Commit to 6 months of volunteering

Volunteer docents at the California Academy of Sciences learn new skills, get hands-on experience, and explore science topics all while inspiring a love for science among difference audiences. 

Applications close August 15th!

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