Volunteer Opportunities

Scroll through this page to find what suits you! We encourage you to apply and express your interest so that we can match you now for current openings or later when more opportunities become open. Please visit our Volunteer Page to apply, for frequently asked questions, or to get in touch with us.

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

E.I. Du Pont Garden (age 15+)

Description: Maintain all trees, shrubs, perennials annuals, bulbs, and vegetables in the restored garden at the du Pont family residence under the direct supervision of the horticultural specialist. Maintain all areas of the garden and its surroundings. The garden is in a public area, so there will be some contact with museum visitors.

Qualifications: Desire and ability to work outdoors in a garden.

Requirements: Flexible schedule within staff working hours of 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m. weekdays.

Science Saturdays

Description: Inspire, challenge, and teach kids and families about science and innovation!  Science Saturdays involve interactive hands-on activities, demonstrations, and challenges about a new science concept each week.  Volunteers will interact, communicate, and engage with visitors – both adults and children- and will work with a team of volunteers and staff. 

Qualifications: We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic people who are willing to interact with children and adults.  Must be able to try new things, initiate conversations with visitors, and act professionally. Basic science interest and/or knowledge a plus.

Requirements: All Science Saturday volunteers must attend a one-time training.  Volunteer schedule is flexible based on volunteer availability.  Programs are held on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, from noon-4:30pm.  Volunteers are asked to work a minimum of one shift every other month.  Volunteers may be standing, bending, walking, and/or sitting.

Youth Leadership Program

Hagley’s Youth Leadership Program gives teens meaningful volunteer opportunities at Hagley. 

Please visit the Youth Leadership Program page here.


Special Events

Held throughout the year! Check the Events Volunteer Opportunities section below for availability.