Volunteer Opportunities

Become a part of something bigger

The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is a statewide museum system with 12 locations, including a central museum in downtown Indianapolis and 11 historic sites across the state of Indiana. Each location offers interesting, educational and unique experiences. Visitors can engage with the past and connect it to the present, carrying their newfound knowledge and experiences with them long after their visit. We invite you to become a part of this exciting institution as a volunteer.

Open Volunteer Positions

  • Program Facilitator

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    Help make our public programs a success by engaging visitors with activities on a variety of topics. Program facilitators will run activity stations that are typically geared toward children and family audiences, but of interest to all ages. Weekday, weekend and some evening opportunities.

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
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Free parking when volunteering

Discounts at the Farmer’s Market Café in Indianapolis

Discounts at the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites gift shops across the state

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Free annual membership after completion of 40 service hours; membership privileges include:

Free admission to all 12 locations

IMAX Theater discounts

Invitations to members-only events

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Recognition as a valuable part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites team

Continuing education opportunities through our training programs and volunteer field trips

Letters of reference upon request

Documentation of hours available upon request for scholarship applications, service programs, and tax itemization

All volunteers are required to read and acknowledge an Abuse Prevention Policy and successfully complete BSA Youth Protection Training.

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For information about these and other internships, please contact Charlie Shock, concierge and volunteer manager.