Weekday Volunteer Positions Open


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20001


The Newseum, headquartered in Washington, D.C., promotes, explains and defends free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition.

Our current volunteer openings are listed here: http://www.newseum.org/about/volunteer/open-positions/

  • Can commit to a minimum of one year to the Newseum
  • Is at least 16 years old at the time of application
  • Can complete all required training as scheduled
  • Is able to work independently
  • Has a valid email address, computer access and basic computer skills
  • Can successfully complete a criminal and credit background check if 18 years old or older. This is not required of volunteers under the age of 18
  • Is a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or has unrestricted work authorization
  • Understands volunteer duties may change depending on the needs of the museum


  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Data Entry
  • Administrative Support
  • Library Sciences

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers commit to a minimum of a year.

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