• Volunteer

  • Become a Volunteer or Intern

    The Museum of the Eye™ is currently looking for volunteers and interns. Previous experience is not required, but curiosity is!

    How to Apply

    For further details on how to become a volunteer or intern, contact the Museum Specialist at museum@aao.org or call the museum office at +1 (415) 447-0208. 

    Our volunteer program brings together a community of individuals who are enthusiastic about museums and science content and enjoy sharing knowledge with others. If this sounds like you, contact us today!

    • Welcome visitors to the museum
    • Support public programs
    • Get involved in projects

    Become an Intern
    The Museum of the Eye® seeks self-motivated credit seeking students for internships. Through hands-on experience, interns will develop skills in museum administration, visitor experience, public programs, collection management, social media, and more.







    Become a Docent
    We have a range of volunteer roles. Docents welcome visitors to the museum and can host fun demonstrations, explain exhibits, or give tours. 








    Bring Your Talent
    The museum strives to create a unique and safe space for people from all backgrounds to take advantage of these opportunities. We highly encourage people who identify as underrepresented or otherwise marginalized to apply. And yes! Our building is ADA accessible.