Smithsonian Associates produces vibrant educational and cultural programming inspired by Smithsonian's
research, collections and exhibitions. In 2018, over 350 volunteers donated their time and talent at nearly 600
seminars, performances, lectures, studio art classes, and bus tours. 25 office volunteers worked
behind the scenes to keep things running smoothly. Together, these public facing and office volunteers gave 15,676
hours of their time in 2018. Volunteers are an integral and invaluable part of our operations!
Current Volunteer Opportunites
Benefits & Privileges
Our volunteers enjoy a host of benefits and privileges such as discounted or
free tickets, discounts on food around the Smithsonian, and more!
Smithsonian Associates hosts a variety of large-scale events throughout the year
that rely on volunteer support for their success.