Museum Floor Programs Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


800 E. 17th Ave.Columbus, OH 43211


Help make the weekends at the Ohio History Center great by facilitating hands-on make-and-take projects, or one of our Fascination Stations. Volunteers must have great people skills and experience interacting with all ages and learning styles. A great position for college students looking for education and museum experience

Requirements: Volunteers must able to interact with all ages and learning styles, able to set up materials on the floor, and facilitate involvement of guests. Ages 14+, great opportunity for students

Time Commitment: This position requires a commitment of several specific
weekends a year, Sept.- Feb., as well as training sessions.

Training: Specific training is provided for each station. All Floor Volunteers must also do at least 2 days training in Ohio Village so as to be able to answer all visitor questions.

Volunteers currently receive the following perks:
* Impacting children’s life through Ohio’s history
* Free admission to the Ohio History Center (on normal operating days)
* Discount in the Ohio History Center Museum Store
* Discounts on fees for workshops, lectures, special events, and tours sponsored by the Ohio History Connection
* Volunteer events/socials
* Volunteers donating a certain amount of hours in a calendar year are eligible to receive a free volunteer membership the following year:

  • Free regular admission for one year to all 50+ sites and museums statewide
  • Discounts on most purchases in the Ohio History Store and Archives/Library at the Ohio History Center, participating sites and online
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at over 200 historical museums and sites nationwide through the "Time Travelers" program
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings
  • Enjoy Buy One, Get One Free admission to select Columbus museums and attractions (COSI, Zoo, CMA, Franklin Park and more)


  • Public Speaking
  • Problem Solving
  • History
  • People Skills
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training

Report this opportunity

Report this opportunity