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Timeline for New Volunteers

Event/Concessions Representatives

  1. Now until October 19, 2018: Accepting applications;
  2. September/October: Interviews with prospective volunteers;
  3. October/November: Smithsonian ID badging appointments for the selected volunteers with the Smithsonian security office;
  4. November: Volunteers will submit their requests for January programs;
  5. December 1: One-day training at the S. Dillon Ripley Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

Studio Art Representatives

  1. Now until November 1, 2018: Accepting applications;
  2. October/November: Interviews with prospective volunteers;
  3. October/November: Smithsonian ID badging appointments for the selected volunteers with the Smithsonian security office;
  4. January 5, 2019 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: One-day training session;

Office Volunteers

Applications received on a rolling basis. Interviews and badging appointments are on an ongoing basis as positions become available.