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We are always looking for dynamic, friendly people who feel a connection to the Skirball mission to join our Volunteer Service Council! Enjoy being part of a community of volunteers and staff committed to presenting cultural experiences that foster human connections, celebrate hope and discovery, and help to build a more just society. Play a role in shaping the experiences of the hundreds of thousands of diverse, multigenerational visitors who come through our doors.

  • Serve as welcoming, informed, and vibrant hosts to visitors in our entry lobby and at other points around the Skirball campus.
  • Promote and sell Skirball Memberships.
  • Assist at family festivals and other public programs, in Noah's Ark at the Skirball, and in the Family Art Studio.
  • Conduct audience surveys.
  • Provide clerical support to the staff, including fielding telephone calls from the public.
  • Serve as hosts at Zeidler's Café, and conduct sales at Zeidler’s Cart.
  • Assist Audrey’s Museum Store with sales and other work.

Note: Our greatest current need is for volunteers on Saturdays and Sundays, to serve as hosts in Zeidler’s Café and to conduct sales at Zeidler’s Cart.


Volunteers must be able to:

  • Commit to a minimum of twelve volunteer hours per month.
  • Delight in working with the public.
  • Attend meetings with curators for exhibition previews.
  • Visit and familiarize themselves with the exhibitions in order to answer visitor questions confidently.
  • Attend in-service trainings.

How to Apply

To apply, please call the Volunteer Services Manager at (310) 440-4689.

For information on teen volunteer opportunities, click here.